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Old 08-11-2005, 01:36 PM   #1
nasht
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environment variables


Hi,

When installing Java, Tomcat and others, they asked me to created variable like

JAVA_HOME
CATALINA_HOME
...
I created those by doing export NAME="value".
It worked fine, until I had to reboot my computer.

Where do I set those variables so that they're always available to the system?

Thank You,
 
Old 08-11-2005, 02:02 PM   #2
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Try looking for a file called /etc/profile.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 02:03 PM   #3
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Hi,
put them into /etc/profile file for system wide use.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 02:12 PM   #4
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Alternatively, you can create your own script(s) in /etc/profile.d. For example:
Code:
(/etc/profile.d/java.sh)
export JAVA_HOME="/usr/java/jdk1.5.0_02"
export JAVA_PATH="$JAVA_HOME"
export PATH="$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin"
export JDK_HOME="$JAVA_HOME"
 
  


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