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Re: bash profile how?



On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 11:01:06PM -0400, Michael B Allen wrote:
> For some reason bash isn't sourcing /etc/profile. In fact after adding .
> /etc/profile to .bash_profile I don't think .bash_profile is being sourced
> b/c it had no effect.
> 
> I just wiped RH 7.3 and I don't know the shell best-practices for Debian.
> Please advise. I'm running testing w/ 2.4.26.
> 

How are you starting the shell?  If it's an xterm, it isn't a login 
shell unless it is started with "xterm -ls" or the resource 
"*vt100.loginShell: true"


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