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



On 06.07.2016 21:27, 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)?

This is distribution dependent. For instance, I'm unaware of any
system-wide approach in Fedora (except for what Cole suggested, which
will work everywhere). But for instance in gentoo you can:

# eselect editor set vi

Michal


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