blfs book -suggested /etc/profile

Stephen Bosch posting at
Wed Jul 16 08:02:22 PDT 2003

Linux wrote:
> Hi Tom
> Thanks for that, tried the foo thing and returns baz.
> If I comment out the first if statement in the 'Add to standard path'
> section which generates one of the two missing ']' and the if statement in
> the 'Setup INPUTRC variable' the two errors go away.

Okay, I'm groping here, but you said you were new to Linux, so I'm going 
to shoot in the dark and see if I hit anything.

Have you at any point edited your profile using a Windows text editor?


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