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  Author  Subject: Re: setting the path in Slackware 8

Posted on 09-03-2002 09:44 p.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: Justin

I'm not sure about Slackware, but in RH you can edit
.bashrc in your home directory and inlude the path.


you can have multiple "paths" in one line seperated by
the: sign

PATH=/usr/local/bin:/home/someuser and so on

On Tue, 3 Sep 2002 wrote:

> Date: Tue Sep 3 09:27:01 EDT 2002
> Name: Justin
> Subject: setting the path in Slackware 8
> I am a programmer and recently switched to linux just becuase I wanted to try
> something new. I just installed the java sdk but I want to set the path so
> that it will work no matter what folder I am in. I have tried changing the
> runtime files to include it in the path but it has not worked. Does anyone
> here know what file and where the file is that I can change so that I can put
> the sdk in the path? Thanks for your time.

UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you
have to be a genius to understand the simplicity
Dennis Ritchie

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