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Re: crontab -e

On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 10:43:16AM -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 09/03/07 19:46, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 03, 2007 at 05:22:28PM -0700, Raquel wrote:
> >> I have a new install of Etch.  When I issue the command
> >>   #crontab -e
> >> I get the nano editor.  I would really rather use the vim editor. 
> >> How do I change what gets used?
> > 
> > Do you have an EDITOR environment variable set?  The man page says that
> > it follows EDITOR or VISUAL if set.  If not, it likely follows
> > sensible-editor which is part of the debian alternatives system.
> vim not installed???
> Who doesn't install vim?

I didn't. Until I switched to mutt and went "shopping" for a mcedit 
replacement ... so I ended up with vim.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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