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Old 12-06-2007, 03:46 AM   #1
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How to add paths to sbin, bin/bash, bin sh for users


i have done a fresh install of fedora 7 in my system and i see the links to /sbin, bin/bash, bin/sh are not enabled for users by default. i want to create link paths to the above as don't want to login as root ferquently to configure or compile anything. tell me how to insert path to /sbin, bin/bash, bin/sh for users to access them with out logging to root.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 04:03 AM   #2
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/bin should already be in a normal users path. To add /sbin, you can edit your ~/.bash_profile and add
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export PATH=$PATH:/sbin
 
Old 12-06-2007, 11:36 PM   #3
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i tried adding the line to /.bash_profile but could not get link to the sbin. already there is path set to /bin in the file should i need to remove it to make this work or how to add path to /sbin along with /bin. or is there any way to make links to /sbin in /bin to make it work.
 
Old 12-07-2007, 12:47 AM   #4
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If there is a path already set, just add :/sbin to the end of the line. After that logout and back in again.
 
  


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