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Old 04-19-2009, 03:26 AM   #1
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Red face Messed up my gnome-terminal, need to reset the profile


Halow, my name is Hermes, changing stuff in my profile while pimping my gnome-terminal, i messed up when i wrote something i shouldn't in the profile command startup, so now the terminal does not start. I'm looking for a way to reset the terminal profile to default without having to actually use it, cuz as i said before, does not start.

I know, i know, weird stuff, but any help is appreciated. thnx in advance.
 
Old 04-19-2009, 04:13 AM   #2
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Well if it's just a misconfigured file you could open it in most text-editors and undo the changes, or if you can not access the file then your answer will probably lay in single user mode. I don't know your distribution so can not really tell you how to get into it. If you wish to try single user mode just google it with your distribution.
 
Old 04-19-2009, 10:21 AM   #3
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oh, sry, forgot that, i'm using ubuntu.
The thing is, i don't know what i need to edit to reset it, tried .bashrc, but dunno what to change...
 
Old 04-19-2009, 10:28 AM   #4
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press CTRL_ALT_F1
login
edit .bash_profile

Code:
vi .bash_profile
 
Old 04-19-2009, 04:54 PM   #5
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There's a little issue, should that file be in hidden in the home folder? bcs there's no file clld that way. The only ones that are there are .bash_history, .bash_logout and .bashrc
Is it in another location or sumthin?
 
Old 04-19-2009, 05:51 PM   #6
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are you logged in as user ?
 
Old 04-20-2009, 12:15 AM   #7
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yes, i am, the home folder does not display that file, should i log in as root?
 
  


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