Environment variables (it was Re: Gridsphere deployment)

Leandro Doctors ldoctors at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 23:08:56 UTC 2008

Am Di 19 Feb 2008 schrieb John DeCarlo:
> Did you make sure that all environment variables are defined in places
> where they will persist from one session to another?
Nop. I have to re-define them at every login. Mmmmmmm

I've found this[0]:
> 5.4 Systemwide environment configuration
> There is NO DEFAULT WAY of setting the variables in Debian
Is this also valid for (Debian-based) Ubuntu?

Where should I define the variables so they propagate and persist to all 
existing and future users?
(This is something I've wondering for ages...)

I know there's the ~./bash_profile file or similar, but that works only for 
one user...


[0]: http://www.infodrom.org/Debian/doc/maint/Maintenance-sysadmin.html

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