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How to fix git problem - error: unable to start editor 'emacs'?

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Marcin
19550

My problem description:

When I make git pull I have an error:

error: unable to start editor 'emacs'

How can I fix it?

1 answer
7 points
Answered by:
Marcin
19550

FIX:

You can fix this problem by setting vim editor as your default git editor. Most linux distro will have vim by default:

To set git editor to vim, we need to execute below command:

git config --global core.editor vim

YouĀ could also install emacs editor, but most propleĀ prefered vim over vi andĀ emacs.

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