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Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.
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Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.

Sad to say, I still haven't installed ssh.  One of these days I'll get over
the "I'm getting anxiety over installing something new", especially since
its usually as easy:

Its just that no one ever seems to write good installation instructions for

make configure
make install


----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 30, 2001 2:38 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Environment variable.

> begin: Jay Strauss <jjstrauss@yahoo.com> quote
> > Erik,
> >
> > What brand of operating system are you running on (HP-UX, Solaris,
> > AIX..., I'm assuming you are on a Unix machine).
> >
> > In short when you login to a unix machine (like from the console or
> of course you mean ssh.   ;-)
> > a script(s) gets run automatically..  I think (I'm sure someone will
> > me), which script(s) that gets run depends on the shell you are using,
> > these scripts exist in your home directory (i.e. the directory into
> > you are placed when you login)
> >
> > Shell        profile script
> > -----        --------------
> > bash         .bashrc
> only for non-login shells.   telnet gives a login shell, so i think the
> relevent file would be .bash_profile.  if you place it in .bashrc, you
> have it available in consoles unless you place "source $HOME/.bashrc" in
> .bash_profile.
> > csh          .cshrc
> the ONLY thing i miss about csh is not being able to say the word
> "dot-sea-shark".   :)
> pete

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