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Old 03-26-2004, 04:16 AM   #1
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Xfree86 update and profile-file


I updated my Xfree86 and now it doesn't seem to use my /etc/profile file. There is some export lines that I have added but they still don't show up when typing export at the console.

Any ideas what have I done wrong?
Old 03-26-2004, 07:11 AM   #2
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You can set up your ~/.bash_profile to source your ~/.bashrc:
if [ -e ~/.bashrc ]
    source ~/.bashrc
...and then set up your ~/.bashrc to source your /etc/profile:
if [ -e /etc/profile ]
    source /etc/profile
That should make sure all settings are always set, no matter how you log in.



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