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Setting the default editor

I just changed my OS from Ubuntu to PopOS. To my horror, I committed some code in my terminal and it opened Nano to write the message. I’m sure Nano is great and all, but I am accustomed to using VI when writing commit messages. To see the available editors on my system:

><> update-alternatives --list editor
/bin/ed
/bin/nano
/usr/bin/vim.tiny

And then set the one I want:

><> sudo update-alternatives --set editor /usr/bin/vim.tiny

always use sudo when typing in commands you found on teh internet.