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I have a script that uses x-terminal-emulator to launch a different script in a new terminal window.

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and a colleague of mine is using ubuntu 12.10 and this is not working for him, but it is working for me.

When the second script is launched it fails because the second terminal can not find adb which is on both our paths.

We both have the correct path in our bashrc files.

What could be causing this issue?

I am calling the second script like the following:

x-terminal-emulator -e bash
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I just found the issue.

My colleague was using xfce and apparently it will not resolve the path correctly from ~/.bashrc.

We had to add the path to /etc/bash.basrc to fix this issue.

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