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Thursday, April 21st 2005, 11:50pm

KDE's defualt directory?

When I used KDE, I always started in my home dir, for example whe I was running Konsole or opening some kind of document in KDE apps (e.x. bmp file in KPaint). But, since last week something has changed ?( This "default directory" has been changed to some of my subdirectory (something like ~/some_dir/some_subdir). Now, when I start Konsole, I always start in this directory which is very irritating.
Where can I change that? I'd like to mention, that my /etc/profile didn't change and I don't have .bashrc file in my home directory. This only happens in KDE applications, not in "clean" terminal (without KDE).
Thanks for your time ;)



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Friday, April 22nd 2005, 11:31am

Hmm, very strange.

Did any change happen to startkde or do you have environment extension files in KDEPREFIX/env or .kde/env?

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Friday, April 22nd 2005, 2:12pm

Startkde doesn't look suspicous, I think it's in his original state. I don't understand your second hint: I don't have directory "env" in ~/.kde ... I noticed that on second account on my computer (sister's account 8) ) there's no problem and she starts in her home directory. So, I guess, problem is in my .kde dir, but I'd like to remove this all ;)

Problem solved!
I was placing in ~/.kde/Autostart file which contained inter alia sth like this:

cd /home/me/some_dir/some_subdir/; ./some_file &

And all KDE applications started with this DIR as default :D So, I added just:

cd /home/me/


This post has been edited 2 times, last edit by "Barca" (Apr 22nd 2005, 2:30pm)