Friday, March 08, 2013

Gnome3 Terminal does not execute my .bash_profile

If you have ever had this issue where changes to your .bash_profile do not take effect the next time you launch the gnome-terminal.  Well, do not worry.  Just open the gnome-terminal and go to Edit -> Profile Preferences _> Title and Command (tab), and you will see this:

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Make sure that the "Run commnad as a login shell" is checked.  Then close, and close the terminal, and relaunch gnome-terminal, and you should see that your .bash_profile has been executed.

Hope that helps.

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