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how can set gedit to be default editor in mc? When I hit F4, gedit should be used rather than mc's default editor.

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Set your EDITOR environment variable to gedit and go into mc's options and disable the internal editor.

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Thanks! that worked. Do you happen to know how to use gedit also for VIEWING? –  user36028 Aug 21 '10 at 11:03

As for the viewer, mc will use the one specified by the PAGER variable (“less” on my OS)

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