Changing the default text editor to vi on Ubuntu is fairly easy however it may be tricky depending on how it has been set since there are numerous ways. In BackTrack Linux for instance the default editor is set using select-editor so if you follow another Ubuntu Linux howto it may tell you to modify the default editor using update-alternatives. Below I describe setting the default text editor using both of the mentioned methods and note a couple other locations where it can be set.
A few weeks ago I wrote a article on disabling the caps lock key in Windows. I decided since I have been writing some Linux articles I may as well show a way to do the same thing in Linux. Its a short, quick fix but it can be useful if you hate capslock like I do.
Below I outline the steps to disable the key: