[Techtalk] bash

Chris Wilson chris+linuxchix at aptivate.org
Wed Jun 9 22:40:47 UTC 2010

Hi Maria,

On Wed, 9 Jun 2010, Maria McKinley wrote:

> Quick question, hopefully not too dumb. I want to export a variable to 
> be available to everyone when they log on, but it seems that when one 
> ssh's in to our machines, the /etc/bash.bashrc isn't being read. Where 
> else can I put it?

Try /etc/profile or /etc/bash_profile? You'll need to reboot for changes 
to take effect.

Cheers, Chris.
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