set command

Q. I find vi hard to use. How do I change my default text editor from vim / vi to Pico under Debian Linux? A. To use and change an editor to edit your text message, set the variable EDITOR to the pathname of the vi / vim binary file. You need to use export […]


Q. I’m using BASH shell filename tab completion feature to complete file names and other stuff. However default tab-completion in bash case-sensitive. It cannot show me /tmp/Y* or /tmp/Y* files. How do I force filename tab-completion in bash case insensitive? A. According to bash man page completion-ignore-case set to Off. If set to On, readline […]