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Old 03-06-2007, 10:57 AM   #1
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Changing my PATH variable.

I want to permanently change my PATH variable. When I reopen a new shell it reverts to its default value.
Old 03-06-2007, 11:07 AM   #2
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Stick the command into .bashrc (assuming you run bash) or a .login file and then it will be implemented each time you open a new shell

export PATH

- in.bashrc for example
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Originally Posted by sjordan
I want to permanently change my PATH variable. When I reopen a new shell it reverts to its default value.
man bash part INVOCATION

You should put this line in ~/.profile and restart your Window Manager or ~/.bash_profile for bash only.



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