OpenWindows Advanced User's Guide

In the .profile File

To enter the OpenWindows shortcut into your .profile file:

  1. Open the .profile file using a text editor such as vi.

  2. Enter the following shell function, exactly as shown, into the file:

    openwin () {

  3. Save and quit the file.

  4. Log out and log back in to activate the shortcut, or type:

    $ . .profile

Now, whenever you want to start OpenWindows, you simply have to type openwin.