Re: $PATH and /etc/profile
s. keeling wrote:
I use kterm, but my problem is the same when I use an icon of a program
that use java. So I want the PATH to be always there for any use.
Incoming from Simon L:
In my /etc/profile file, I wrote:
When I log in text mode, the entire PATH is there as I want, I can
"startx" and when I open a terminal, the PATH is perfect.
Now, if I start the computer with KDM and that I run a terminal, the
Define "terminal." What are you actually running? XTerm, KTerm,
Gnome-terminal? Are you clicking on an icon or entering a command?
One way or another, you need to tell that thing to run a _login_
session, and all of them do it differently.
PATH is only: "/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/usr/games"