[SATLUG] anyone figure out how to run .profile under X?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Tue Aug 10 18:35:44 CDT 2010

Henry Pugsley wrote:
> Put everything in .bashrc then source .bashrc from .profile, then you get
> the same for login and normal shells.

That causes problems if you have something like:

   export PATH=my_special_path:$PATH

Generally you don't want to set environment variables in .bashrc

   -- Bruce

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