Where is my shell?
redjupiter at ntlworld.com
Thu Nov 21 22:38:26 GMT 2002
On Thu, 2002-11-21 at 21:51, Rich wrote:
> Try starting xterm with xterm -ls.
> On Thursday 21 November 2002 8:42 pm, redjupiter wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > I installed ksh93 from the ports. It works well from the console and I
> > reading from "UNIX shell Programming" (seems it shows what I need). But
> > now it was time to start X. So I used startx, I tried KDE, GNOME but
> > settled on mwm (don't laugh :-) ). It is fast, easy to configure and I
> > only need a few things and I feel comfortable with it.
> > However, I noticed that when I launch xterm, or gnome terminal my shell
> > files ".shrc and .profile, are not executed (they work fine in console
> > mode). But not from X, it just gives a simple prompt with a $.
> > I don't know what is wrong, any have a clue?
> > BTW: I have launched xdm from the ttys file. I just changed the off to
> > on. I do have .xinitrc and .xsession and bot have a simple command "exec
> > mwm" or exec gnome-session.
> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> > Georges
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xterm -ls works. Thanks.
I also noticed that my problem only happens when I run xdm but not when
I run startx from the console. Any explanation?
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