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(New page: Category:Engineering This is used to chance the links for applications like 'editor' or 'pager'. <pre> sudo update-alternatives --config editor </pre>)
 
 
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This is used to chance the links for applications like 'editor' or 'pager'.
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This is used to change the symlinks for applications like 'editor' or 'pager'.
  
 
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sudo update-alternatives --config editor
 
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Note that for Java you use a slightly different variant, [[Java6_Ubuntu_install|update-java-alternatives]].

Latest revision as of 14:05, 11 July 2008


This is used to change the symlinks for applications like 'editor' or 'pager'.

sudo update-alternatives --config editor

Note that for Java you use a slightly different variant, update-java-alternatives.