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I'm trying to add PHPUnit to the system path so that I can just use it from any terminal window. I installed PHPUnit using composer, then I added the following lines on the .bashrc file in the HOME directory then opened a new terminal but it doesn't seem like the terminal recognizes phpunit. Any ideas?

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First of all, environment variables are better set at end of ~/.profile.

The correct syntax is:


so that the two directories are added to PATH and do not substitute the previous content.
Also, see that I added a / before media, because a relative path has no meaning in this context, and I think you did an error.

Last advice, you have to restart your session to see the changes.

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source ~/.profile is enough to restart the session, without having to close/open terminal. – Pedro Dusso May 10 '15 at 13:01

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