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Old 10-18-2007, 11:19 AM   #1
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How to start bash commands automatically every time I start the computer

I use Debian 4.0 . And I just installed Tomcat and JDK manually. There is a need to set the variables JAVA_HOME etc every time the computer starts.
So i would like to know if there any file that i can change adding these bash command lines like: JAVA_HOME="/usr/local/java".

Old 10-18-2007, 11:22 AM   #2
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Edit ~/.bash_profile and add something like
export JAVA_HOME=/usr/local/java
Old 10-18-2007, 11:26 AM   #3
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If a change /etc/skel/.bash_profile the commands will be started for anyone who logs in?

I will do this in Server machine so, not necessarily someone will login. It will just start.



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