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Re: bash profile does not get loaded?

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 01:04:21PM +1000, Blake Swadling wrote:
> Howdy folks
> when i log into X ~/.bash_profile and /etc/profile do not get
> automagically loaded. however if I log in from the console it load fine.
> any ideas?
> I am running unstable with xserver-xfree8 4.3.0.dfsg.1-7 and bash 3.0-6.

.bash_profile is only run by login shells.

When you log in using ?DM, it doesn't run a shell.

If you want to run programs at X login, use .xsession (but be sure to

. /etc/X11/Xsession

at the end if you don't want to be locked out of your computer.)

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