sudo and privoxy

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Wed Apr 8 22:19:06 UTC 2009

Beartooth wrote:
> On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:37:52 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> 	[....]
>> Add this to /etc/sudoers (using visudo)
> 	Aaarrghghgh. All I know about vi is how to spell it, and I'm not 
> always too sure of that. Nor does the man page for visudo look any 
> friendlier.
> 	It let me open it with nano -w; but sure enough, there it stands, 
> bold as brass, big as life, and twice as ornery : "## This file must be 
> edited with the 'visudo' command." Methinks I am undone.
You do not have to use vi with visudo. If you set $EDITOR or $VISUAL
to the editor you want to use, then running visudo will use that
editor. It also works with vipw and vigr.


  Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!

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