KDE apps PATH environment variable

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Mon Jan 17 12:10:40 GMT 2005

On Monday 17 January 2005 04:52, Andy Teijelo Pérez wrote:
> El Domingo, 16 de Enero de 2005 6:40, Kevin Krammer escribió:
> > On Monday 17 January 2005 01:32, Andy Teijelo Pérez wrote:
> > > I would like all applications in my KDE session to have ~/bin in its
> > > PATH environment variable. Where should I make the change?
> >
> > It has to be in PATH when startkde starts KDE.
> >
> > Which version of KDE are you running?
> Sorry guys. Something told me I was being way too laconic in that message.
> Of course, I told nothing about my environment. I'm using KDE 3.3.1 on
> Debian Sid.
> I don't use startkde to start KDE. It's /bin/init who starts kdm and then
> kdm starts KDE. Where do I put the setting?

No problem, kdm calls startkde

Anyway, as you are on KDE3.3 you can create a Shellscript (/bin/sh) where you 
export the extended PATH and put it in .kde/env/ or 
$(kde-config --prefix)/env/

Any script there will get sourced by startkde


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
www.mrunix.de - German Unix/Linux programming forum
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