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[[Category:Important Config Files]]
[[Category:Important Config Files]]
== The Secret to Success Kindness ==
Take a look at these simple but powerful words from the Dalai Lama, Kindness and a good heart are the foundation for success in this life, progress on the spiritual path, and the fulfillment of our aspirations. Our need for them is not limited to any specific time, place, society, or culture.
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== The Art of Motivating Employees ==
Could a simple five-minute interaction with another person dramatically increase your weekly productivity?In some employment environments, the answer is yes, according to Wharton management professor Adam Grant. Grant has devoted significant chunks of his professional career to examining what motivates workers in settings that range from call centers and mail-order pharmacies to swimming pool lifeguard squads.
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== Seeking Silence & Stillness in the Rush of Business Life ==
Pico Iyer -- essayist, author, travel writer and thinker -- has a unique perspective on many things. His physical domain ranges from California (where he lived as a child) and England (where he studied) to Cuba, North Korea and Ethiopia (which he visited) and Japan (where he resides). His mental domain knows no limiting boundaries. In this interview with Wharton associate dean and chief information officer Deirdre Woods and Knowledge@Wharton
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== Man Builds Fairy Tale Home for $4700 ==
Simon Dale is a family man in Wales, the western part of Great Britain. His interest in self-sustainability and an ecological awareness led him to dig out and build his own homeone of the loveliest, warmest, most inviting dwellings you could ever imagine. And it cost him only 3,000, about $4,700 American dollars!
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== The Importance of Learned Optimism ==
What 25 years of research reveal about the cognitive skills of happiness and finding lifes greater purpose.The illiterate of the 21st century, Alvin Toffler famously said, will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. Our outlook on the world and our daily choices of disposition and behavior are in many ways learned patterns to which Tofflers insight applies with all the greater urgency
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Revision as of 20:34, 5 August 2012

the configuration file (located in your home directory) that tells your shell how to behave; .profile will work for almost all shells. For more advanced shells (i.e., anything that's not the Bourne Shell,) it's usually set to redirect to the proper shell's .profile.

see also .shell_profile (e.g., .bash_profile)

an example of .bash_profile:

dave@samizdata:~% more .bash_profile
# ~/.bash_profile: executed by bash(1) for login shells.
# see /usr/share/doc/bash/examples/startup-files for examples.
# the files are located in the bash-doc package. 
# the default umask is set in /etc/login.defs
#umask 022  
# the rest of this file is commented out. 
# include .bashrc if it exists
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
    . ~/.bashrc
# set PATH so it includes user's private bin if it exists
if [ -d ~/bin ] ; then
# do the same with MANPATH
#if [ -d ~/man ]; then
#    MANPATH=~/man:"${MANPATH}"
#    export MANPATH
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