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Burt Henry [Adjusting Sudo Behavior] wiki syntax correction
sudo [2019/02/09 10:31] (current)
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 The visudo tool checks for syntax erros before saving changes to sudoers files. It works with standard text editors. I think the "vi" in "visudo" stands for the VI text editor, but visudo works with the editor of your choice, by default the system's default editor is used. To change the editor you use with visudo run a command like The visudo tool checks for syntax erros before saving changes to sudoers files. It works with standard text editors. I think the "vi" in "visudo" stands for the VI text editor, but visudo works with the editor of your choice, by default the system's default editor is used. To change the editor you use with visudo run a command like
  
-<code> +<code>sudo export EDITOR=ed 
-sudo export EDITOR=ed +</code>
-<code>+
 to use ed as the default editor ** for the life of the session in the active terminal or console. ** Replace ed with another editor if desired, to use ed as the default editor ** for the life of the session in the active terminal or console. ** Replace ed with another editor if desired,
  
-<code> +<code>sudo export EDITOR=nano 
-sudo export EDITOR=nano +</code>
-<code>+
  
 for example. for example.
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