FreeBSD-11, Mate, Terminal, Gvim
James B. Byrne
byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Tue Jul 25 19:13:39 UTC 2017
On Tue, July 25, 2017 15:06, Polytropon wrote:
> 2. Use "su -m" instead, which will preserve the environment of
> your user, and $DISPLAY will be kept set.
Thank you. The second option works perfectly well for my purposes.
I had been using sudo su -l for decades on CentOS. It did not occur
to me that the behaviour might be different on FreeBSD. Well, it did
actually, I just could not see how that would affect this.
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