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Re: [libvirt-users] Permanently change default virsh editor



On 07/06/2016 03:27 PM, J Travis Lindsey wrote:
> Hello, I found in the docs that I can change the editor I use on a per vm
> bases with the following:
> *EDITOR=$your-favorite-editor virsh edit $your-vm-name*
> 
> But how do I change it permanently so when I run:
> *virsh edit $your-vm-name*
> 
> It defaults to my favorite editor (vim)?

EDITOR is just a shell environment variable, so if you're using bash shell
drop something like

export EDITOR=your-favorite-editor

in ~/.bashrc, and it will be set for all future shell sessions

- Cole


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