/etc/environment is not parsed
dcurtis at uniserve.com
Wed Jan 21 14:26:48 UTC 2009
On Wed, 21 Jan 2009 14:46:54 +0100
Giuseppe Fuggiano <giuseppe.fuggiano at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/1/21 Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be>:
> > Hi
> > I want to setup a global variable for http_proxy. Googling learned me to put
> > it into /etc/environment and reboot the machine. So I did, but still, no
> > proxy is set for me (or another user). Where should one put a global
> > environmental variable?
> Try /etc/profile.
or /etc/bash.bashrc (which is called from /etc/profile if that's how things are setup.)
David Curtis <dcurtis at uniserve.com>
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