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Re: Application Setup on Trisquel

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Application Setup on Trisquel
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 10:54:48 -0700
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"Caleb Herbert" <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> wrote ..
>> Hi Caleb,
>> "Caleb Herbert" <address@hidden> skribis:
> Sal', Luchjo!
>> > The manual instructs users on foreign distros to export environment
>> > variables.  Doing this in the shell makes the changes temporary. 
>> > Where should these changes be made permanent?  (It is bad practice to
>> > put environment variables in .bashrc.)
>> /etc/profile would be the right place.
> Should this info be added to the manual?  Following the instructions
> as-is leads to lost settings.

Would you like to suggest a patch?

The bottom line is that we don’t want to repeat what’s already in the
Bash manual (see
but we can definitely link to it.

Thanks in advance,

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