proper place to set environment variables?

John Gabriele jgabriele at
Mon May 12 20:09:40 CEST 2014


I'm running as my desktop a stock Debian "Testing" (which is currently
aliased to "jessie") system with Xfce 4.10, and log in graphically via

Where is the proper location to set environment variables? That is, I
tried doing so in ~/.profile, but that file does not appear to be
sourced when logging into the desktop (I think it may when logging in
via text console though).

  John Gabriele
  jgabriele at

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