List of Dotfile Customizations in TerpConnect/Grace


This page is based on MIT dotfiles from MIT. It has been modified to reflect the TerpConnect computer system environment. These files should not be removed from your account unless you know what you are doing.

This document lists various customizations and the dotfiles associated with them. Unless additional information is provided, more about these dotfiles can be found in the Common Customizations document.

Change Window Managers
~/.environment

Specify Locations/Colors of Zephyrs
~/.Xdefaults

A Screen Background
~/.startup.X

Set Aliases
~/.cshrc.mine

Below is a sample of ~/.cshrc.mine:
    set prompt = "my prompt "
    set lineedit #enable use of line editing in the shell
    alias dir "ls -l" #see appendix on aliases for more examples
    set fignore = ( \~ )
    set cdpath = (~)
    source ~/.aliases #If you want a separate file for aliases this will
    #source them.

Skip SGI window manager
~/.environment

Attach lockers
~/.environment

Set your own path
~/.path

Skip Dash, logout button, initial xterm
~/.environment

Set default editor
~/.environment

Disable Printing header pages
~/.environment

Set custom prompt
~/.cshrc.mine

Below is a sample of ~/.cshrc.mine:
    set prompt = "my prompt "
    set lineedit #enable use of line editing in the shell
    alias dir "ls -l" #see appendix on aliases for more examples
    set fignore = ( \~ )
    set cdpath = (~)
    source ~/.aliases #If you want a separate file for aliases this will
    #source them.

Set screen location for programs
~/.Xdefaults

Set colors and fonts for programs
~/.Xdefaults

Set other program resources
~/.Xdefaults

Start a program upon login
~/.startup.X
~/.environment
~/.startup.tty

Below is a sample of ~/.startup.tty:
    zctl unsub message busy-instance \*
    inc
    znol -l
    fortune

Execute a command after logout is typed

~/.logout.mine

Set size of core files

~/.environment

Put a scrollbar on your xterm

~/.Xdefaults