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Old 03-06-2003, 04:26 PM   #1
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Question how do i set global prefs for bash

I've recently installed slackware 8.1 on a pIII 500 w/ 128 MB and for the most part everything's been going pretty well.

The problem i'm having is everytime i log in i have to do
$export PATH=$PATH:/sbin
The docs i've found on bash indicate that i should be able to edit .bashrc to add /sbin to PATH, but i can't find that file (and yes, i've looked for hidden files). I've also read that it could also be called .profile, but i can't find that either. I've looked in the home directory and the /root, but no go.

Does anyone have any ideas?
Old 03-06-2003, 04:34 PM   #2
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If you just want it for one use, go ahead and create your own .bashrc file. If you want it for everyone, edit /etc/profile and add it to the path line, or at the bottom.

Old 03-06-2003, 06:23 PM   #3
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That was it. Thanks!


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