visual.eselect

Section: eselect (5)
Updated: September 2012
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NAME

visual.eselect - The VISUAL management module for Gentoo's eselect  

SYNOPSIS

eselect visual [help|usage|version]
eselect visual list
eselect visual set target
eselect visual show
eselect visual update  

DESCRIPTION

eselect is Gentoo's configuration and management tool. It features modules that care for the individual administrative tasks.  

ACTION: LIST

eselect visual list
List available targets for the VISUAL variable.

# eselect visual list
Available targets for the VISUAL variable:

  [1]   /bin/nano *
  [2]   /usr/bin/emacs
  [3]   /usr/bin/vi
  [ ]   (free form)  

ACTION: SET

eselect visual set target
Set the VISUAL variable in the system profile. target can be either an identification number given by eselect visual list or the name of an installed text editor.

# eselect visual set emacs
Setting VISUAL to /usr/bin/emacs ...
Run ". /etc/profile" to update the variable in your shell.  

ACTION: SHOW

eselect visual show
Show the value of the VISUAL variable in the system profile.

# eselect visual show
VISUAL variable in profile:

  /usr/bin/emacs  

ACTION: UPDATE

eselect visual update
Update the VISUAL variable if it is unset or invalid.  

FILES

/etc/env.d/99editor
Configuration file where the variable is stored.
 

AUTHOR

Ulrich Müller <ulm@gentoo.org>  

SEE ALSO

eselect(1), editor.eselect(5), environ(7)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
ACTION: LIST
ACTION: SET
ACTION: SHOW
ACTION: UPDATE
FILES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO
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