Small tip - How to change default crontab -e editor

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http://www.go2linux.org – My favorite editor is vim, but some others prefer nano, or emacs, nano reminds me WordStar, anyway. Cron job default editor which is invoqued by the command crontab -e is vi, while I prefer vim, and you may prefer nano, you can use this command. env EDITOR=nano crontab -e or as I usually do: env EDITOR=vim crontab -e You can create an alias (HowTos)