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Re: [SLE] Bash Files
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2006 19:42:13 -0400
  • Message-id: <444427D5.50801@xxxxxxxxxx>
Rob Wright wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to learn more about bash and setting up some system customizations.
> It seems like OpenSuSE 10.0 might be using a setup that's different from the
> "typical" .bash_profile, .bash_logout, and .bashrc files? Is this correct?
> Some of the changes that I make to those files take, and some of them don't.
> It's hit or miss, but something is setting my PATH and other stuff, I just
> can't figure out what. Is it all coming out of the system /etc directory?

Many Linux books describe the relationship of those file and run
sequence. Also, SUSE used local files, which is where you're supposed
to make your changes, as the main files may get over written in an update.

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