sudo and privoxy

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
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.

Mikkel
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