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Re: ssh-agent without graphical display manager? how?

On 2009-01-04T17:16:22, Paul E Condon wrote:
> A puzzle: I don't have either .login or .bash_login in my ~ directory.
> I do have .profile  
> Is there any difference?

Yes.  .login / .bash_login are executed for a login shell (in your case, 
first time only), while .profile / .bashrc are executed each time you 
start a shell.  Check out the man page for the shell you use.

Allan Wind
Life Integrity, LLC

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