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Re: Which files do what: .bashrc and friends

"Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen@gmail.com> writes:

> 2008/11/19 tyler <tyler.smith@mail.mcgill.ca>:
>> "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen@gmail.com> writes:
>>> On a Debian-based system running KDE 3.5.10 I see several files that
>>> are used when logging in / starting a Konsole:
>>> .profile
>>> .bash_history
>>> .bash_logout
>>> .bash_profile
>>> .bashrc
>>> Thanks in advance. If there are any good docs that explain this, I'd
>>> love to see them. I have not been able to google anything recent that
>>> is relevant to Debian.
>> man bash answers most of your questions:
> Thanks, Tyler. I had read man bash so long ago that I forgot what was
> there, and didn't think to review it. Just to confirm (as in CS so
> many things are counter intuitive):
> 1) Is a login shell run when the user logs onto KDE (even though he
> does not see a konsole window)?


> 2) Is an interactive shell the term used for opening a konsole window?





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