[systemd-devel] systemd --user environment

David Herrmann dh.herrmann at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 03:54:30 PDT 2014


On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 12:45 PM, arnaud gaboury
<arnaud.gaboury at gmail.com> wrote:
> systemd 216-1
> I start to play with systemd/user. I understand that the user instance
> does not inherit from all my environment variables listed by the
> printenv command. When a variable is needed for a service, I add a
> /etc/systemd/system/user at .service.d/myService.conf drop-In file with
> the Environment=myVariable.
> I can also edit /etc/environment, or /etc/systemd/user.conf
> Is there any way to define a per user environment file somewhere in my
> user home directory, so I can add variables?

systemd run with --system reads config-files from /etc/systemd/system/
and equivalents (in /usr, /run, ...). If run with --user, it reads
from /etc/systemd/user/ and equivalents (/usr, /run, ...).
Additionally, --user also adds the home-directory of the user as
source: ~/.config/systemd/user/

So I guess, what you want to do is to create a file in:


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