Environment variables

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Tue May 27 16:16:01 UTC 2008

Thilo Six wrote:

> Robert Holtzman wrote the following on 27.05.2008 00:46
> </snip>
>> From what I can see, the latest Ubuntu doesn't use an .environment  file
>> anywhere on the system. Environment variables variables are in
>> $HOME/.profile.
> $ less -p ".xsessionrc" /usr/share/doc/xserver-xorg/changelog.gz
Well, that isn't the same thing as ~/.environment, and it only applies to X
sessions, so I'm not sure Robert's wrong.

But I'm stunned to discover that you can actually use "less" on a gzipped
file!  You're always showing me something new, Thilo

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