Ulrich Fahrenberg uli at math.aau.dk
Fri Apr 30 01:56:41 PDT 2004

vincent.vandaele at tele2.fr, Apr 30, 10:48 +0200:

> I had in my etc profile
> PATH=$PATH:/sbin before the export PATH ...
> but when I reboot in the xterm the when i do exho $PATH :/sbin is not added
> but in text mode :/sbin is added
> when I do echo $PATH in text mode and when I do echo $PATH in x the result is different
> where is configures the path for x
> thanks

Have you read


Hint: /etc/profile (in your configuration) does not get read for
non-login shells.


Uli Fahrenberg -- http://www.math.auc.dk/~uli
GETCO 2004 -- http://www.math.auc.dk/~uli/getco04

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