How do I get the .profile to run from a terminal session?

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  • Unable to set ksh profiles for individual users
  • How do I set ksh profiles using .profile?
  • How do I set ksh profiles using .kshrc?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Korn Shell (ksh)

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