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Old 04-19-2009, 08:24 AM   #1
alaios
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Add path to $PATH variable


Hi everyone. I am trying to figure out how i can add the path /usr/sbin/ into the $PATH variable. I want this to be used from the normal account. I am bored settinh this manualy each time my computer starts so annny help would be appreciated
 
Old 04-19-2009, 08:40 AM   #2
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PATH=$PATH:/usr/sbin
 
Old 04-19-2009, 08:41 AM   #3
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Hi,

You can put your path-command (that you usually set manually) in your shell config. file. If you're using bash you should have (or create) a .bashrc in your home directory. Other shells have similar files, Zsh has a .zshrc etc. It will be run when you start a terminal. If you don't want to restart your shell after editing the config file just type <code>source .bashrc</code>.
 
  


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