On 2006-07-11 09:09, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I have the following in my .xinitrc file: > > aterm -e screen & > > What is happening is that neither /etc/profile nor ~/.profile are > being read. How can I get either of them to be sourced?
By default, xterm, rxvt, aterm and various other terminal emulators start non-login shells. This means that .profile is not sourced by the shell spawned by the terminal. You can enable a `login shell' inside one of these terminal emulators with the -ls option: aterm -ls -e screen & _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"