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Old 03-12-2009, 05:11 AM   #1
krimsonking
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Question gnome-terminal opens in ~/Documents when used in KDE


I'm currently using KDE 4 on Linux Mint 6, but I prefer gnome-terminal over konsole and use it instead. When launched from KDE it opens in my ~/Documents location instead of in ~. I've checked the .profile bash settings and can't find any reason for this behaviour, and when I log in with a gnome session it starts correctly in ~. Any thoughts on a solution would be appreciated.
 
Old 03-13-2009, 11:07 PM   #2
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I think it's something to do with how KDE treats gnome applications. I have now started using yakuake, and find it much better than konsole or gnome-terminal.
 
Old 08-17-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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Add the following to your $HOME/.bashrc file:

cd ~
 
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