Ubuntu change default editor from nano to vi

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update-alternatives --config editor
There are 4 choices for the alternative editor (providing /usr/bin/editor).

Selection Path Priority Status ------------------------------------------------------------ * 0 /bin/nano 40 auto mode 1 /bin/ed -100 manual mode 2 /bin/nano 40 manual mode 3 /usr/bin/vim.basic 30 manual mode 4 /usr/bin/vim.tiny 15 manual mode
Press <enter> to keep the current choice[*], or type selection number: 3 update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/vim.basic to provide /usr/bin/editor (editor) in manual mode


Daniel Simao 09:48, 19 June 2019 (EDT)