I'm having some troubles to understand the env command.
I know that env is to set environment variables.
1 - The variables are declared in any special file?
2 - If I've a .bashrc or a .bash_profile in my user directory, the content of this values (eg. JAVA_HOME=/opt/jdk1.6.0_01; PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin; export PATH) will prevail over the environment variables defined?
3 - What's the difference between .bashrc and .bash_profile?
4 - In my bash_profile I've the following:
env - run a program in a modified environment
[snip] Set each NAME to VALUE in the environment and run COMMAND.
... it allows you to modify the environment for a particular program/command only. To set or change an environment variable, for all subsequent programs, you use the export command:
export sets the export attribute on each of the variables specified by name which causes them to be in the environment of subsequently executed commands. If =value is specified, the variable name is set to value.
unset - unset values and attributes of variables and functions
... in this case it appears to remove USERNAME from the environment
the system wide initialization file /etc/bash.bashrc and the standard personal initialization file ~/.bashrc if the shell is interactive (see INVOCATION below).
the system-wide startup file /etc/profile or any of the personal initialization files ~/.bash_profile, ~/.bash_login, or ~/.profile. By default, bash reads these files when it is invoked as a login shell (see INVOCATION below)
... which should answer the questions about bashrc and bash_profile, especially if you go read the bit about invocation in the manpage.
Off-topic, sorry: Simon, how did you get monospace w/o using a "Code" block? Specifically what OS/browser combo. are you using? I can't get LQ "Fonts" to function in MEPIS/Konq. 3.3.2.
Tried in MEPIS 6.0/Konq. 3.5.3 -- even worse. WTFO, there I'm using as up to date a browser/OS as can reasonably be expected & it still doesn't work.
If you click the "quote" button, you'll see I used a font block. (I just typed the bv code in.)
I'm using firefox 220.127.116.11 in feisty ... and I can't actually see the courier font right now myself, so I'm glad to know it's working.
I did click the "quote" button, that's why I asked the Q :). The problem is, when I click the "Fonts" drop down the selector doesn't work. I can type the entire tag set & it works.
This (Advanced) edit done in Opera 9.01
Some font tests:
Note: If you don't understand my examples, or what I'm trying to show, Simon says 'click the "quote" button'. (Couldn't resist that one, although I'm sure Simon is tired of it. :))
This (Advanced) edit done in Konq. 3.3.2
Only plain "courier" looks different, all of the rest look the same, i.e. do not display as intended, in this browser.
This (Advanced) edit done in <spew>M$IE 6</spew>
As you can see, I am committing heresy for the sake of knowledge.
All the fonts are displayed correctly above, as well as in the dropdown; & of course the dropdown works.
WTFO, a premier Linux site that that works best w/ the browser the experienced membership should be least likely to use? Apologies for the emotional outburst, but I am, to say the least, taken aback. (Well, at least Spell Check doesn't work as well in M$IE as in Konq. & Opera.)
Yup - the toolbar has never worked for me neither.
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