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Old 08-17-2003, 01:09 PM   #1
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I cannot change my PATH$ variable


^^ No matter what I do I can't change my $PATH variable.
$ set PATH=/usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2/bin
$ echo $PATH
/usr/bin:/bin/: .........

It never changes. I edited my ~/.bash_profile file still no. Is there anyone else experiencing this problem or anyone that knows a solution. tia
 
Old 08-17-2003, 01:21 PM   #2
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Since your using bash

export PATH=$PATHath_to_be_added
 
Old 08-17-2003, 01:23 PM   #3
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Sorry, seems like linuxquestions put a smiley in there

its

export PATH=$PATH:[Path_to_be_added]
 
Old 08-17-2003, 03:12 PM   #4
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I've done that already, it doesn't change it. Even after I log out. But thanks anyways.
 
Old 08-17-2003, 03:17 PM   #5
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It won't last after a logout, that's a one time command:
PATH=$PATH:/new/path
SO
PATH=$PATH:/usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2/bin

Alternatively...

Edit a file in your user's home directory:
.bashrc
And add the path in with the other's listed.

Cool
 
Old 08-17-2003, 03:56 PM   #6
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nevermind, I just copied all the java file to /usr/bin
 
Old 08-17-2003, 04:03 PM   #7
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Deja-vu

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...?postid=424477
 
  


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