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Re: Re (2): ~/.profile

On Du, 01 ian 12, 15:15:15, peasthope@shaw.ca wrote:
> Another puzzle.  I have two Squeeze systems which are almost identical. 
> In both, my entry in /etc/passwd is the same and I added this line at 
> the end of ~/.profile.
> export EDITOR=vi
> On one system "echo $EDITOR" confirms the setting.  On the other system 
> the setting is absent.  Where should I look to understand this?

My guess is that you are using a display manager that is not sourcing 
.profile, but you should provide more info (console or terminal 
emulator, how do you start X, etc.).

Kind regards,
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