multishell user profile
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Apr 21 09:36:37 UTC 2010
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On 21/04/2010 09:30:54, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Erik Norgaard <norgaard at locolomo.org>wrote:
>> I need to create a user profile that works in different shells,
>> particularly bash, csh and ksh. It seems that these does not read the same
>> files and/or in the same order. So, how do I configure the shell profiles
>> without configuring each shell separately?
> Well, each shell reads different files for environment variables, etc.
> So just have those files in ~/ and install the shells, then invoke them as
> you wish.
See login.conf(5) -- you can set environment variables for all users
independent of what shell they use.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
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Kent, CT11 9PW
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