quickly edit returns "No such file or directory" error

Asked by Bill Lugg

I'm new to Quickly and am working through the tutorial. At the instruction to enter "quickly edit" on the command line, I get the following text returned:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/quickly/templates/ubuntu-application/edit.py", line 73, in <module>
    instance = subprocess.Popen([editor] + filelist, stderr=nullfile)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 710, in __init__
    errread, errwrite)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 1335, in _execute_child
    raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory
ERROR: edit command failed

Obviously something is wrong with my configuration. Searching for a solution on the web is next to impossible for an application with the name "quickly" as you get all sorts of silly hits that have nothing to do with this impressive RAD tool.

I'm hoping someone here can help.

Bill Lugg

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Bill Lugg (luggw1) said :

Well, I answered my own question. There was no editor exported in .bashrc. added a line there, logged out and back in and things seem to work fine now.

Bill Lugg