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Ok, now I understand a bit more about what I'm doing, how do I modify the path variables permanently?
I can get it going by adding PATH=/home/peleus/bin/azureus:$PATH which adds the folder, but then every time I log out I have to do it all over again, which file do I edit or put that line into so its always there?
Originally posted by Peleus I can get it going by adding PATH=/home/peleus/bin/azureus:$PATH which adds the folder, but then every time I log out I have to do it all over again, which file do I edit or put that line into so its always there?
When I do "ls -a" in my home dir, I get a load of hidden files, inc .bashrc, .bash_profile :
# User specific aliases and functions
# Source global definitions
if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then
# Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
# User specific environment and startup programs
Originally posted by Peleus Sounds stupid but it seems I don't have a .bashrc file (that I can find)
So just create it
.bashrc is a file that is run by bash whenever you login. You can do all sorts of stuff there like defining shell functions, aliases, change your prompt or run whatever commands you think should be run on login.