--- Giorgos Keramidas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > 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 & >
I added this option but I still do not get my ~/.profile sourced (no aliases). Going '. ~/.profile' gives me my aliases. How does aterm know what file to look for? Peter __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"