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I keep getting "command not found" when I try to run commands from terminal. Some of them work like locate, ls, dir, etc..
I try to run ifconfig, it gives me "command not found". Then I use "locate ifconfig" and see that it is in sbin. I then cd to /sbin/ and do a ls -al and I can see ifconfig. It is in this dir, and has executable permissions (it is green in color). Again if it type ifconfig it says "command not found.
This is not the only command it does this for. This is just an example to describe what is going on. Another is firefox. I installed it and I have the same problem with it.
thanks for the reply.
I understand the path variable and how all of that works. Indeed this is not in the path, but if I browe to the folder where the file is and type the filename, then it should launch regardless of the path, right? It is not though.