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Re: all xterms

On Mon, Nov 01, 1999 at 07:23:38PM +0100, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:

> > PATH="$HOME/bin:$PATH"
> > ln -s /usr/bin/X11/<xterm replacement> $HOME/bin/x-terminal-emulator
> This is a problem.
> Your way will need a non-standard $PATH on every account to do the trick.
> We cant make default $PATH to point to the $HOME/bin nor $HOME/.bin cause
> this directory most probable doesnt exist, we cant create it by default by
> /etc/skel cause this is discouraged method (from:policy) so every user will
> have to
> 1) make dir
> 2) change every shell's config file for $PATH
> 3) make a link

This is false. Policy discourages using /etc/skel in packages. Of course 
a sys admin is free to put anything he wants there.


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