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I installed incrond on centos and i'm unable to edit or create root table

incrontab -e
editor finished with error: No such file or directory

incrontab -l
no table for root
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Question by:Provost
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by:Tintin
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When you issued

icrontab -e

did it start up an editor?

If so, what entry did you put in and did you save it?
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by:Provost
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No, and i got the error

editor finished with error: No such file or directory
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Tintin earned 500 total points
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What does

echo $EDITOR

display?

If nothing, try doing

export EDITOR=vi

incrontab -e
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by:Provost
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you got it!

Thank you!
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