LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-05-2005, 12:22 AM   #1
General
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Distribution: Debian 6.0
Posts: 465

Rep: Reputation: 31
Terminal opens to ~/Desktop


It seems that in the default install of Mandriva 2006, the GNOME terminal always opens to ~/Desktop. This is quite annoying, as I keep typing forgetting that I am not in ~/ and keep typing in incorrect routes to the folders. I don't know where to fix this problem. Any ideas?
 
Old 11-05-2005, 05:00 PM   #2
johnson_steve
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: BrewCity, USA (Milwaukee, WI)
Distribution: Xubuntu 9.10, Gentoo 2.6.27 (AMD64), Darwin 9.0.0 (arm)
Posts: 1,152

Rep: Reputation: 46
do you have a ~/.bashprofile or ~/.profile ? add

cd ~

to it and everytime you open a shell or login it will change it
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
making a script that opens terminal and enter commands into that terminal Cinematography Linux - General 8 12-16-2008 10:34 AM
Starting a program so it opens in a new terminal dangerousdave Linux - Newbie 1 03-24-2005 04:26 PM
terminal no longer opens in FC3 hywaydave Linux - Software 1 01-11-2005 04:30 PM
one desktop program opens another aussielinuxuser Linux - Newbie 1 05-25-2004 03:44 PM
konqueror opens in different desktop jcwalnut Linux - Software 2 05-06-2004 06:32 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:47 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration