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12-01-2010, 09:12 PM
> *On my systems, I set nano to be the default editor. *Is this something
> that can be done with some sort of configuration script? *I don't find
> anything like system-switch-mail for editors.
> *I do it in my kickstart files, but it can easily be done from a
> command line. *Since nano is only useful to people using the command
> line, I think it completely appropriate...
> *Is a document describing this short process desirable to have on the
> yum install -y nano
> echo "set nowrap" >>/etc/nanorc
> cat <<EOF >>/etc/profile.d/nano.sh
> export VISUAL="nano"
> export EDITOR="nano"
You may want to add some notes about the ability to define these
variables on per user base: