lxde/setting environment variables
On 2010-01-16, Daniel Dalton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 12:48:49AM +0000, Liam O'Toole wrote:
>> > I've just installed lxde and like the concept of it. I must set an
>> > environment variable so I can run orca under the desktop. What file
>> > should I place an export command in to export this variable to the lxde
>> > desktop, to save me from having to export it every time before I launch
>> > a program eg.
>> I recommend ~/.xsessionrc.
> Thanks, now with the variable exported, orca seems to run fine if
> launched from an lxterm (terminal window), but doesn't work if it is
> invoked from the alt+f2 run dialog. Should the alt+f2 dialog honour the
> variables value?
I would have expected it to, based on my experience with GNOME and KDE.
If you can find out what command ALT+F2 is bound to, then you could write a
wrapper script for it in which the environment variable is exported. It's
probably worth taking the problem to an LXDE forum.
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