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Re (4): ~/.profile

From:	Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com>
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?

OK, sure.

> 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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