I'm running zsh 5.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04. It seems that
~/.zprofile isn't sourced at login nor new terminal.
~/.zshrc is sourced however.
I am running
Any ideas on why this is or how I can fix it?
~/.zprofile is only sourced when
zsh is run as login shell, e.g. when logging in on the console or via SSH.
It will not be sourced by
zsh when opening a new terminal or starting a new
zsh session from within a running session. Anything you need in all interactive sessions, should be set in
~/.zshrc. Anything you need in all
zsh sessions, including scripts, should be set in
You can find additional information in the
zshall manpage and on this site.
~/.zshprofile will (usually) also not be parsed by any other tools. So any environment variables set in
~/.zprofile will usually not be available in an X11 session. If you need some environment variable to be available globally in your session, you might want to have a look at