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Old 08-05-2010, 10:18 AM   #1
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Question top doesn't load saved config


I've been building up my second gentoo system, and I've found a strange issue with top.

Basically I'll load it up, configure it how I want it, sorted by CPU, set the colours etc then I'll save the config via 'W'.

On my old system when I quit out and load top, it automatically loads up my settings from the ~/.toprc file - I dont recall setting this up at all, but maybe I have and just dont rememmber.

Eitherway, on my new system it just ignores my toprc file. I can't see anything in the settings to choose a default file to load, and so am a bit confused by this issue.

Does anyone know why top wont appear how I want? (without having to configure it again)
 
Old 08-05-2010, 06:00 PM   #2
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Does your .toprc exist in your home directory? Did you check the permissions and ownership? Are you using sudo or something like that?
 
Old 08-06-2010, 06:03 PM   #3
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Does your .toprc exist in your home directory? Did you check the permissions and ownership? Are you using sudo or something like that?
tim@MushaV2 ~ $ ls -la ./.toprc
-rw-r--r-- 1 tim tim 606 Aug 5 16:19 ./.toprc

Is the file...
 
Old 08-07-2010, 10:05 AM   #4
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I really don't know what to do with this - people keep answering stupidly with stuff like 'use htop' but I don't want to, as I'm used to top :/
 
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Hi,

A quick search came up with this: Gentoo Bugzilla - top ignores .toprc. A patch to fix the problem seems to be present.

Hope this helps.
 
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Old 08-10-2010, 05:45 PM   #6
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I honestly did search bugzilla, but didn't find that bug :|

Ah well at least I know now its not my system being weird.
 
  


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