[GLLUG] bash madness

Edward Glowacki glowack2@msu.edu
19 Jul 2002 16:20:03 -0400

On Fri, 2002-07-19 at 16:16, Brian Hoort wrote:
> Well, it's still not working. There was no .profile in my $HOME. (I found 
> this unusual, is this normal for Debian?) So I created one as both:
> "$HOME/.bashrc", and when that didn't work I tried ". $HOME/.bashrc" as in 
> your e-mail (I thought the '.' before was just a typo). I also made it 
> 'chmod +x .profile'. I still get a generic prompt in unless I run 'bash'.
> Any ideas?

This may sound silly, but are you sure your login shell is set to bash
and not tcsh?  (dunno what the debian default is...)

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