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Development Tools Git Basics Getting Started With Git Committing Changes

Switching texteditor

How do i get to switch from using VIM to nano. Git commit in terminal opens VIM, but can't get back to terminal.

i switched EDITOR=nano but that didnt open it in nano.

Could I please get some help?

2 Answers

Warren Reader
Warren Reader
5,930 Points

To make nano your default editor when using git run the command git config --global core.editor "nano"

Try following the steps in this Stack Overflow answer: How do I make Git use the editor of my choice for commits?