Getting privately compiled KDE modules working in full KDE session

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Wed Feb 17 19:06:39 GMT 2010

On Wednesday, 2010-02-17, Chris Jones wrote:
> > Good point. I'll see if I can dig up anything on how to control
> > envorinment variables with GDM.
> All my research seems to suggest ~/.profile should work, as I originally
> thought. But it doesn't seem to here ...

You can try KDE's environment extender mechanism.

Basically file with extension .sh in $HOME/.kde/env are sourced by the KDE 
session start script "startkde"


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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