Re (4): ~/.profile
From: Bob Proulx <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:50:28 -0700
> It is not important if they have [xdm and LXDE]. It is only important if you use it.
OK, I was babbling.
> This is arguably a bug and has been reported as such previously.
These essays come to mind.
> That makes perfect sense. Logging in with telnetd on the target
> always starts a login shell and the .profile is sourced. Right?
> Logging in with xdm does not source the .profile and so it is not
> set. Right?
> Put the 'export EDITOR=vi' in your ~/.bashrc on that machine and it
> will be set there.
OK, thanks, ... Peter E.
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