Bug 1288416 - Please include nano in the list of default editors
Please include nano in the list of default editors
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Václav Pavlín
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-04 02:05 EST by Sriram Ramkrishna
Modified: 2016-12-20 11:37 EST (History)
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Description Sriram Ramkrishna 2015-12-04 02:05:13 EST
As a person who writes technical documentation to help guide new users it would be really beneficial if we could include nano as one of the editors in the base install.  This way, people don't have to learn vi or emacs which can be a little difficult for people new to Fedora.  While one could use gedit on their own files, when configuring a system, that becomes harder as you are forced to use the command line and use sudo to able to edit files.  It is also more consistent as we can use the same documentation for both server and workstation.

I understand that there is always limited space when creating the base image so that it fits into a standard 4G image.  It would be extremely beneficial we can include this.

Comment 1 Ondrej Vasik 2015-12-04 11:00:52 EST
I'm sorry, but basesystem is not the right component for it. I will move this one to distribution - although it is probably something to be brought up on e.g. workstation WG mailing list.
Comment 2 Sriram Ramkrishna 2015-12-04 13:27:24 EST
Ah, my apologies.  It was a little difficult trying to figure out what component to target.  Thank you for moving it to the correct location.  I will remember that for next time.

Do you want me to subscribe to the list and bring it up there?
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