Re (3): ~/.profile
From: Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2012 01:28:53 +0200
> 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.).
The systems can be named A and B. Both have xdm and LXDE. I am working
in LXTerminal on A and telneting to B through an OpenVPN tunnel. EDITOR
is not set on A but is vi on B.
> If this were in your ~/.bash_profile then the newer form is definitely safe ...
These systems have .bashrc and .profile. Neither has .bash_profile and I
don't recall deleting it.
> It is a long story ...
I have to be skeptical about the necessity or benefit of this complexity.
OK; rather than spend more time on it, I'll tolerate nano for the incrontab
Thanks, ... Peter E.
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