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Old 06-11-2005, 10:30 PM   #1
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Set the path systemwide/Set the path for a user with Slackware

I am wondering about the best way to modify the systemwide path and the user path with Slackware
Old 06-12-2005, 12:24 AM   #2
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the default system path is in /etc/profile

(assuming you use bash) you can set user path in ~/.bash_profile or even ~/.bashrc, depending on what you want to do. check the man page for bash, under the "invocation" section for reading order.


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