Re: setting up environment variables
Daniel B. on 15/09/05 17:55, wrote:
On 9/14/05, *Kai Grossjohann* <email@example.com
Adam Hardy <firstname.lastname@example.org
> If you want to change the envvars globally, then change them in
> /etc/profile since all users' profile include that.
Is /etc/profile read when a user logs in via xdm, kdm, gdm or a
I tried to get my ~/.profile (or ~/.bash_profile or ~/.zprofile) read
when logging in via [gkx]dm, but gave up long ago. Now I use
Shouldn't global environment variables be set in /etc/environment?
If you set them in /etc/profile, they won't be set for all shells,
Is this a run-level distinction then? Is /etc/profile is only involved
in setting up run-level 2?
I was unaware of the /etc/environment directory. Is this a Debian thing?
A linux thing? An X thing?