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Old Unix and Linux 06-21-2005   -   Original Discussion by sveera
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Power .profile for root ?

Hi friends,

On a Solaris system is the .profile executed for the user root also as it is for any normal user ?
if i have to change the PATH variable can i add it to the .profile?
and by default ther .profile is not found in the / directory. i can see it in /etc as /etc/profile.
Should i copy this file into the / directory which is the root directory for the root login ?
if not then what is the file that is used by default ?
Please help.
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Old Unix and Linux 06-22-2005   -   Original Discussion by sveera
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You can copy the file from /etc/skel/local.profile to / (or wherever your root account's home is) and then edit it to your preference.
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