Environment variables

ben darby ben at cvrse.com
Tue Nov 21 09:38:43 UTC 2006


* Waqas Toor wrote:
> Hi linuxers,
> 
> issuing the printenv command shows some variables and their value or
> simple echo $SHELL shows the path to my shell that i am using or that
> is loaded at startup
> 
> my question is that where is that file or script that has these things
> hardcoded and are read at system startup ?

some are from /etc/login.defs, /etc/bash.bashrc, ~/.bashrc and ~/.bash_profile
to name a few

-- 
ben darby
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