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Old 11-22-2003, 03:48 PM   #1
tantric
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broken $PATH


Hi,

I have accidentally wiped out all the entries in my $PATH variable

Is there anyway I can restore it? I can't run anything now!

I was using the export $PATH= command to add another, then it wiped all all that was there before

Whoops!!

Any hints would be greatfully received.

Thanks
 
Old 11-22-2003, 03:52 PM   #2
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Use
export PATH=/bin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/X11/bin:$PATH

When you're changing PATH, remeber to use $PATH somewhere. It puts old PATH content into the new one (in the example above, at the end).
 
Old 11-22-2003, 04:38 PM   #3
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Thanks!!

Appreciate it.
 
  


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