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Old 11-25-2008, 09:16 PM   #1
digambar_borse
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Creating New Environment variable


Hello All,

I'm New to Linux

Can anyone tell me how to create new env variable in Linux ?

Secondly ,

How to export new variable from child to parent shell?


Thanks in advance

Regards,
Digambar.
 
Old 11-25-2008, 10:23 PM   #2
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Add the variable to /etc/environment for permanant env variables, or add an export command to a specific user's profile. export VARIABLE=contents will export to your current enviornment. You cannot export a variable to parent shell.
 
  


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