Default editor for midnight commander

Mcedit isn’t the choice of everyone. It’s quite hard to copy & paste text with mcedit, so I wanted to use nano for the F4 key’s job. You can easily change the editor seperately for each user by setting the EDITOR variable:

export EDITOR="nano"

In addition you have to disable the internal mcedit editor by editing the midnight commander’s ini file in the user’s home directory, say the: ~/.mc/ini file:


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