Change default editor in ubuntu

November 25, 2015 — Leave a comment

Nano isn’t everyone’s first choice when it comes to the default editor in Ubuntu. First thing I normally do is switch it to vim. Here’s how you can do it..

First, open a terminal. Next, run this command:

You’ll be given a list such as:

Just hit the Selection number of the one that you’d like to be the default. We recommend choosing option #3 for vim.basic. vim.tiny is a slimmed down version that you may grow out of…

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