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Old 08-06-2007, 02:11 PM   #1
FrankBlourtango
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add to path


I've been googling how to do this. I knew how to do this once long ago on redhat.
In UBUNTU 7.04 how can I add a path like say /home/jethro/c to my path so that I can run my C++ programs from there?

.bash_profile isn't on this distro I guess....
 
Old 08-06-2007, 02:15 PM   #2
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You can do it in your .bashrc instead, with "export PATH=$PATH:/home/jethro/c". FWIW, it's ok to create the files if they don't exist.
 
Old 08-06-2007, 02:31 PM   #3
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Nice, that did the trick.
I'll add that to my newbie notes.

Thanks NYLEX

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