[TriLUG] Re: one more fresh system question: vi weird
rick.denatale at gmail.com
Thu May 11 15:18:49 EDT 2006
On 5/11/06, Brian Henning <brian at strutmasters.com> wrote:
> Brilliant! Edge is Debian, but so is Ubuntu (more or less), so the same
> applies. My 'update-alternatives --display vi' output:
> vi - status is auto.
> link currently points to /usr/bin/nvi
> /usr/bin/nvi - priority 30
> slave vi.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/nvi.1.gz
> /usr/bin/vim - priority 20
> slave vi.1.gz: /usr/share/man/man1/vim.1.gz
> Current `best' version is /usr/bin/nvi.
> So you're correct. 'vi' is pointing at nvi, and not vim (though vim is
> also present on the system, as you can see). I'm going to just
> uninstall nvi, but for curiosity's sake, short of removing it, what's
> the right way to repoint 'vi' such that 'update-alternatives' is aware
> of it?
update-alternatives --configure vim
Or something close. I'm posting this from an iMac at Schlotzkys
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