SUMMARY: CDE and .profile

From: Mamoon Kundi (
Date: Wed Jan 12 2000 - 11:09:32 CST

Thanks to many many who responded.
The solution is to uncomment the line in $HOME/.dtprofile as:

FAQ says it all, I apologize for not reading the FAQ.


I have 2.5.1 on a SS10 box. Whenever I login from CDE, the local
$HOME/.profile does NOT get executed. In my case i am loggin in as root,
the default shell is /sbin/sh, and $HOME is /.

After executing /etc/profile, nothing happens. BTW, If I login from command
line console (No CDE), everything is fine and gets executed. Is there a
patch i am missing for CDE.

I will summarize.
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