Re: change an environment variable in a running gnome session

One cool thing that comes to mind would be setting the http_proxy as the
coresponding gconf value.

Olafur Arason

On 7/29/05, Federico Mena Quintero <federico ximian com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-07-27 at 12:18 -0300, Fabio Rafael da Rosa wrote:
> > I dont know if this is possible, but I wan't to change
> > an environment variable in a gnome session, so the change
> > became visible to gnome without having to restart the
> > gnome session. Is this possible?
> Short answer:  You can't.  Unix doesn't have a way to propagate changes
> in environment variables.
> Long answer: what exactly are you trying to do?  There may be a way
> within GNOME to do it.
>   Federico
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