Select the default editor

For the time being you might have came through a situation where you would like to change the default editor. For example, you want to open crontab using vi rather than using nano. Use the below command to select the default editor :


select-editor

eg:
root@test:~# select-editor 

Select an editor.  To change later, run 'select-editor'.
  1. /bin/ed
  2. /bin/nano        <---- easiest
  3. /usr/bin/vim.basic
  4. /usr/bin/vim.tiny

Choose 1-4 [2]: 3

Enjoy 🙂

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