Nigel Henry cave.dnb at tiscali.fr
Sat Nov 24 14:11:36 UTC 2007

On Saturday 24 November 2007 14:33, Karl Larsen wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> > Steven Stern wrote:
> >>  vi /etc/group
> >
> > While it probably doesn't make any difference on a single user
> > system, you should get in the habit of using vigr instead of vi for
> > editing the group file, and vipw for editing the passwd file. This
> > helps insures that only one program at a time modifies the files.
> > Also, if you  have set EDITOR, they will use the editor of your choice.
> >
> > Mikkel
>     I use joe because I learned Wordstar years ago and it is thus
> simple. And vi and all the variations are hard for me to remember. So
> can I set joe as my EDITOR? Sounds like a bash call...

I edited ~/.bash_profile  to make nano my default editor by adding the line
export EDITOR=nano
Just change the nano for joe


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