In a text console a normal user still has all the aliases from
/etc/profile.d, for colorls etc.
Under X (via gdm), it seems that none of these files are used - the aliases
include only one I have added myself, there is no colorls etc.
A related(?) problem is that DEL does not delete the character under the
cursor in X (gnome-terminal), but it does on a text console and using rxvt
This is not an anaconda bug, reassigning.
Dave, this is the whole login shell issue, I believe.
The problem is that gnome-session clears the environment.
I can't reproduce the delete key problem - if you open gnome-terminal preferences,
you should have "Swap del/backspace" checked, "delete generates del" unchecked -
those should be the defaults. Are your settings different?
Really the delete key thing needs to be a separate bug, see I am hosed now
because I need to resolve the login shell thing as a dup of #20781 but keep the
delete key bug open ;-)
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 20781 ***
I've since installed the Ximian gnome packages, and the Delete problem is
However, I still have a problem with Home/End, which do not work when I run
mutt in a gnome-terminal, but do work in xterm, rxvt etc. As I'm now running
the Ximian packages perhaps I should just file a separate bug report there.
Yes, please file the home/end thing with either Ximian or gnome.org - I recently
filed it on gnome.org I think actually. I could be wrong. Anyway, if you filed
it here I would just close it and move it upstream. ;-)