Quote Originally Posted by heyjoe View Post
The update-alternatives way worked. Thanks!

Why is that?
It's mentioned in the release notes for Leap 15.0...
Where are the settings stored in Leap 15.0?
Refer to
man update-alternatives
The generic name is not a direct symbolic link to the selected alternative. Instead, it is a symbolic link to a
name in the alternatives directory, which in turn is a symbolic link to the actual file referenced. This is done
so that the system administrator's changes can be confined within the /etc directory: the FHS (q.v.) gives reasons
why this is a Good Thing.