.bash_profile not being read during user login??
rcrongeyer at rpicc.com
Mon Jun 9 17:11:12 GMT 2003
On Monday 09 June 2003 04:39 pm, Auke Kok wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-06-09 at 22:28, Ralph Crongeyer wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I posted a message about qtella earlier and I now found that the file
> > .bash_profile is not being read during user login. Even if I change
> > .bash_profile to just two lines:
> > PATH=$PATH:/opt/lunar/kde/3/bin
> > export PATH
> > after login my path is still:
> > /usr/local/sbin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/X11/bin
> > if I issue: PATH=$PATH:/opt/lunar/kde/3/bin
> > at the command line it changes the path to
> > /usr/local/sbin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/X11/bin:/opt/lunar/kde
> >/3/bin as it should.
> > Anyone know what's hapening or how to fix this?
> your shell is not being started as a LOGIN shell (or interactive shell)
> or your terminal refuses to behave like an intelligent one (ohhh gee,
> perhaps it's not a human typing commands in my client area).
> bash shells should be started up as interactive shells, e.g. with the
> -ls option. Otherwise your terminal should be notified of this.
> ref: read "man bash"
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