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Old 03-17-2004, 06:39 PM   #1
french_frogger
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yo peeps,

I'll str8 to the point. I had Mandrake 9.2 not long ago. When I wanted to run a program, i didn't have to type './' before the binairy. Now with Mandrake 10.0, I have to do it. It's annoying and I'd like to make it back to the way it was in 9.2 without reinstalling 9.2.

Thx in advance.

D
 
Old 03-17-2004, 06:45 PM   #2
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you just have to add it to the $PATH valiable like this

export PATH=$PATH:./


this will ass ./ to the default searchable path.

type

echo $PATH

to see them all

you can add other things like

export PATH=$PATH:/opt/jdk1.3.2/bin

that would add

/opt/jdk1.3.2/bin

to the searchable path
 
Old 03-17-2004, 07:07 PM   #3
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thx it works like a charm!
 
  


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