$PATH I have when I run terminal in an nX session is different to that I have when I run terminal after logging on physically.
The former is
while the latter is
The latter has
/home/agrimm/bin/ while the former doesn't (and yes, I've rebooted since creating
I suspect the difference is that
.profile is getting run in the latter, but not in the former.
http://askubuntu.com/a/279374/14772 has in the last paragraph:
Non-login shells have login shells (or something that behaves like a login shell) as their parent, and inherit most of their environment variables, including
PATH, from this login shell. So putting path-modifying commands in
~/.profilerequires that you log out and back in for them to be effective, but it affects the environment of non-login shells too (as well as the environment for programs that are not shells, since every program gets its own set of environment variables--called its "environment"--inherited from its parent process).
I assume that logging in with nX is "something that behaves like a login shell", and that when I run terminal, the parent process of terminal ought to provide it with a complete $PATH, including
Is my assumption correct? If so, how do I get nX to run