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How to make added PATH permanent [duplicate]

I recently installed Swift 3.0 on my Ubuntu 16.04, and if I want to access the swift shell, I have to put in export PATH=/home/thebigfootsdad/Downloads/swift-3.0-preview-1-ubuntu15.10/usr/bin:"${...
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Real path of a cifs-mounted Windows folder

So, I am using premake4 build system (like cmake) to build my project. The executable which does this is called premake4 and is located at /home/me/Desktop. Now, to complile something, I cd onto ...
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How to give general users access to programs installed in another user area, not global directory

I've installed a package (according to the instructions) but noticed it didn't install the binary into the /usr/bin directory, but instead into the user area. What's the best way to give other users ...
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How can I create a command with arguments and a configuration file? [closed]

Directly to the point, I want to give the user the flexibility to pass arguments to a command in order to control how the commands should run, something like: pcap -d 30 -w 2 In other words: I ...
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$PATH problem in 16.04 “WARNING: your PATH doesn't contain …”

I use ubuntu 16.04 and trying to install a simulator (Omnet++). When I try and configure, it gives the below warning: WARNING: your PATH doesn't contain /home/aboubakar/omnetpp-5.0/bin! Add the ...
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Windows file paths in Ubuntu

Can somebody please help me with the following: Members of our company send each other Windows paths to files on the server, which look like this: O:\A\ Angus Smith - brief.doc. Hereby O: is a letter ...
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How to run a program installed through terminal

I followed these simple directions to download and install platform.sh onto my machine. Basically I just ran curl -sS https://platform.sh/cli/installer | php from my default directory (the directory ...
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When setting an environment variable that is a directory path, what is the “root” from which I am setting the path?

I'm making a node.js app that uses gcloud's prediction API, which has as an authentication option setting a "GOOGLE_APPLICATION_CREDENTIALS" environment variable with a full path to my key file. I've ...
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including libarry paths in GCC

This is how I write commands to compile my mruby-c code: $ gcc -Imruby-mruby-ea03352/include main.c /home/mruby/Documents/mruby-mruby-ea03352/build/host/lib/libmruby.a -lm -o main.out Actually ...
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PATH variable in different terminal windows

I note that if I have several terminal windows opened and in one of them I set path variable through bashrc: export APP_PATH="path_to_app" export PATH="$APP_PATH:$PATH" Then call: source ~/....
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Where do I find Firefox NoScript .xpi on my system?

Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, Firefox 45.0.1 I have checked the following folders: /usr/lib/firefox-addons/extensions /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins /usr/lib/firefox-addons/plugins ~/.mozilla/firefox ~/.mozilla/...
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How to set path for the Tomcat7 user

I'm trying to install an extension for GeoServer. The instructions say: Create a GDAL_DATA environment variable to the folder where you have extracted this file. Make also sure that this directory ...
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How to uninstall self compiled binaries? [duplicate]

I have been playing around with compiling some binaries. It all started because I wanted ffmpeg instead of avconv, now I just can't stop compiling stuff. I must find another hobby !! Anyway, I ...
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How to make aliases for file paths?

I have many folders on my machine, many of those folders have more folders within them, more folders within those folders, and so on... Now when I am doing certain cd and cp operations that I do every ...
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Switch default to using this binary version

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 which is a virtual image on DigitalOcean. I installed the latest node.js version based on instructions here. https://github.com/nodesource/distributions This latest node.js ...
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pip install --user means users cannot run application from Dash or terminal

I'm the developer of a Python GUI application. I'd like users of my application to be able to install the application using pip because not all of its dependencies have made it into Debian yet, and I ...
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What to write instead of \x20 in path name in Bash?

I have an external hard drive called "My Book". When I used the command: find /dev/disk/ it shows me that it is under /dev/disk/by-label/My\x20Book However, when I type in find /dev/disk/ | ...
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Nautilus' Properties tab does not show full path of the file if the path is too long

Whenever a file's path is too long, Nautilus doesn't display the path in full and instead chooses to use ... to replace the last parts of the path. This is annoying and very unhelpful because often it'...
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how can I override priority between paths of /bin and /usr/local/bin?

Today I wanted to run ss -tpla command to see network connections, to my surprize I got error: unknown option -t. Then I checked location of ss command: ~$ whereis ss ss: /bin/ss /usr/local/bin/ss /...
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Clementine, path to playlists' information

Where does Clementine store my playlists and their information?
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Can VeraCrypt use persistent mount points on Linux?

Can VeraCrypt use persistent mount points on Linux? Windows + VeraCrypt + encrypted volume absolute paths On Windows I can mount veracrypt encrypted partitions/disks via batch script which employs ...
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What files are ran when I log into the desktop?

I don't know how to phrase this to be clear. I'm not talking about terminals or shells, I know what the difference between login and non-login shells are. What I want to know is when I start up my ...
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Setting VBoxManage “path” in genymotion

I installed the latest version of genymotion along with oracleVm. I have tried configuring VM(adding to vbox group, /sbin scripts, reinstalling , adding Linux headers).Nothing seems to eradicate the ...
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How to mask stock command in Bash

I have a function that I run often from the CLI, so I gave it the short name t: $ which t /home/dotancohen/.bin/t $ cat `which t` #!/bin/bash ctags-exuberant -f php.tags --languages=PHP -R $ ls -lh ...
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sh: all commands “not found”

I was updating my PATH variable in .bash_profiles and /etc/environment and I rebooted the system (Ubuntu 14.04). After login, I got these errors: -sh: 1: id: not found -sh: 12: [: Illegal number: ...
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Icon path in .desktop file

On my desktop I have a .desktop file. If I type: Icon=/home/ianbell/Pictures/myLogo.png the icon of the .desktop file changes (the expected result). But, if I type: Icon=~/Pictures/myLogo.png ...
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Unable to add a path correctly

I have a folder: /usr/src/arm-linux-3.3/toolchain_gnueabi-4.4.0_ARMv5TE/usr/bin I can execute a command from here(I had to install the ia32-libs equivalenet on ubuntu 14.04) Now I tried to add the ...
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Create global shell command for LightTable

Trying to create a global command to launch lighttable (the editor) version 0.8.0 Initially I tried it the i thought easy way and moved the extracted lighttable folder to /opt and then created a ...
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Vim-LatexSuite: /bin/bash: latex command not found

TeXLive 2015: I installed TeXLive 2015 following the simplest instruction sudo ./install-tl-ubuntu (without any options) of scottkosty/install-tl-ubuntu@GitHub. Vim-Latex-Suite: I installed Vim-...
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How to reset the PATH value for bash shell

I tried installing hadoop and I no longer need stuff from it. When launching shell , it gives the following and many commands are unrecognized now , how do I reset it to default ? bash: export: `/usr/...
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Why is my partition not at top level inside the media folder? [duplicate]

I have a partition with my data that used to be at the path /media/my_partition_with_data_name, now, after having reinstalled ubuntu, is instead at /media/ubuntu_user_name/my_partition_with_data_name. ...
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how to fix filenames with dash or space

I created a bash file, but when I run it to those files (or folders) which they have "space" or "-", my command doesn’t work! how to fix this problem. #!/bin/bash dpi=$(zenity --entry --text "...
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I have installed QT4.8.7 but CMAKE codul not match the path

I got the error message CMake Error at /usr/local/share/cmake-3.4/Modules/FindPackageHandleStandardArgs.cmake:148 (message): Could NOT find Qt4 (missing: QT_QTOPENGL_INCLUDE_DIR ...
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What is the meaning of ~/ in ls -la ~/? [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. Please help me with the following question. what is the meaning of ~/ in ls -la ~/
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How would another user reach your home directory using a relative path from his own home directory?

How would another user reach your home directory starting from his own home directory, using a relative path?
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PATH is unsetted in console mode

I have a login loop problem so I tried to use the command mode CTRL+ALT+F1 and the problem is that all the classic commands won't work and I feel like that is the root of the problem. When I open the ...
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How to execute something that is not in the directory you are in nor a sub-directory of that?

I want to execute a program by running ./path/to/program, however I want to be able to run this command to execute it no matter where I am. And the problem is that with this command it will only run ...
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Path of downloaded files?

I was downloading a file from terminal but thing ticked where the download will go. So How to check default path of downloads in terminal and how to change it via terminal.
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Anyone able to help me figure out what I'm doing wrong with installing Standard ML

I'm a bit lost. Typically getting something programming related working on Ubuntu is painless while Windows always a pain. Not the case this time around. I followed the instructions from here... ...
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File can't found in path

I am trying to get Cordova (phone gap) running on 14.04. When I run ADB I get... bash: /opt/android-sdk/platform-tools/adb: No such file or directory My path is /home/jason/.nvm/v4.2.1/bin:/usr/...
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How to specify path to the installed tool?

I have installed SRA Toolkit using this command sudo apt-get install sra-toolkit under ubuntu. Now I am trying to use one of it's part - fastq-dump.2.1.7 but I receive an error from which I ...
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Celery, path to application

I know that I can start a celery worker with: celery worker -A tasks & This will only work if I stand in the directory where my project is. I would like to run the command without cd into the ...
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Reset python path

I installed canopy and set it to be my default python evironment, but I'm having a problem with the software. Now it is : ~$ which python /home/renanpc/Enthought/Canopy_64bit/User/bin/python But I ...
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What is the “path to ant” that Crosswalk speak of?

I am in the process of setting up an Ubuntu 14.04 server to experiment with Crosswalk. I have installed the Java JDK, apt-get install default-jdk and ANT, apt-get install ant. whereis java returns /...
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Slash “/” in bash

I'm learning bash language and I have a question: Which is the difference between /directory and directory/. Because sometimes when I try: cd Home/directory I have the error No such file etc etc....
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problems with path of msp430 gcc

Hi everyone I'm trying to modify the path to open msp430-gcc When I use whereis msp430-gcc : msp430-gcc: /usr/bin/msp430-gcc /usr/bin/X11/msp430-gcc /opt/msp430-47/bin/msp430-gcc And what I ...
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How do I configure OpenSSH to deliver the server's environment and paths to the connecting session?

I've just installed an OpenSSH server through apt-get. Immediately, I noticed that when connecting through SSH I don't have the same paths enabled as I do when I am physically using the server machine....
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error starting terminal in ubuntu 14.04

I am unfamiliar with the error below and how to fix it, it happens when I start the terminal in Ubuntu 14.04.3. I do not send any command only press crtl+alt+T. It seems to indicate that something is ...
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How to check what command is taken?

I have a shell script called foo.sh in /usr/local/sbin. Besides I use another script with the same name. It is stored in /home/user/scripts. Both paths belong to PATH. How can I find out, which one ...
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Impossible to log in after changing $PATH

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. While updating TeXLive I changed the PATH in an obviously wrong way. Now I can't log in: when I enter the correct password it comes back to the log in page. I connected on ...