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Change 'eclipse' command to correct PATH

Currently I have eclipse installed on "home/gabriel/Programs/eclipse/eclipse" and I have already created the eclipse.desktop file with correct parameters and it's working fine, but I can't use the ...
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Can't find binary file in path

folks. I've extracted a tar file with a few binaries into /usr/local/arm/bin and setup my path to include this folder. When I try to run which: $ which arm-elf-gcc /usr/local/arm/bin/arm-elf-gcc ...
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ubuntu 12.04: Path Include in Make/options file

I am using OpenFOAM with QtCreator. Currently I have to implement some Integralfunctions with several input parameters like: Code: class IntegralFunctionB { private: double x; double y; ...
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SCP command giving some path error

I want to copy an ISO image from my file server to my xen server using scp. I gave the below command in my xen server console but it gaves me error, dont know whats going wrong. Console on XEN server ...
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Change default user folder paths in Xubuntu

How do I change default user folders location in Xubuntu? I have a Dropbox, and I keep all my documents and music on it. I want to set it up so that by default all my documents and music in ...
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Executable not created after rosmake

This error am facing is strange and am not able to resolve this over 5 days. your help is much appreciated. I have detailed the issue below. I compiled a ros package known as tum_ardrone. before ...
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How to add paths in ubuntu

I know that this is a very popular question with a lot of threads already about it, but unfortunately after trying some of the suggestions I didn't manage to solve my problem, so I am posting a new ...
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unable to set java path

Hey i am trying to save my oracle jdk path by using following command sudo gedit /etc/environment and the i am saving path as JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7.0_51 ...
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what is the path to adb binary installation

In a executable script,I need to add Path to adb binary as follows # 1. Configure where your ADB binary is installed export AdbCmd="<Path_to_ADB_Binary>" So what is the path in Ubuntu ...
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How to add a file somewhere in my $PATH list

How can achieve what you can see below? I read this question but did not succeed. My OS is Lubuntu 13.10 which is based in Ubuntu 13.10 You are technically ready to go, but there's one extra step ...
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directory creation problem

What is the meaning of the following statement : I want to install math system named GAP. mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/lib/gap4r5': Permission denied Cannot create directory ...
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Permanently Remove Item from `$PATH`

I've dug around forums trying to find a way to get rid of some default items in my path, but to no avail. Here is what it gives right now: ...
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Won't execute terminal commands

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 for quite a while and have never had a problem come at me out of the blue like this. I'm trying to install python 3.2 on my Ubuntu system and every time I run the code ...
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Where is my Imagemagick installed?

I tried to locate it with locate imagemagick My result is this : /etc/bash_completion.d/imagemagick /usr/lib/mime/packages/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick-common ...
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What is a full path name?

I would like to understand what full path name really means. I have a file in my home directory called my_script. I assumed the full path name is ./my_script, meaning that it is in the root folder, ...
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Editing the path files for configuring make file

I installed a new software in my Ubuntu 12.04. To install I downloaded it,and then do these in the terminal cd ~/Downloads chmod +x gpucomputingsdk_4.2.9_linux.run ...
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setting PATH env variable not working

I want to set Sonar-Runner bin directory in PATH in .profile directory in Ubuntu. When I execute echo $PATH it is showing the path that I set, but when I try to run sonar-runner.bat file using ...
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How to make a script which always activates on the startup? [duplicate]

So I'd like to add always a folder to the Path. I'm not a huge linux wizard but I think I would need to always write the "export PATH=$PATH:(directory)" line when I log in. But I need this to be on ...
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How to add your Eclipse workspace folder to your PATH?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Hi I have been working on the following issue for a couple of days and as much as a I look at the many different answers (What is PATH environment variable and how to add it) ...
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Setting PATH with two different TexLive versions

I have two different versions of TexLive: the Ubuntu binaries for TexLive 2012, which live in usr/share, and TexLive 2013 which lives in usr/local. As per instructions here, my PATH now looks like the ...
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How do I add an executable to my search path?

For reference, I know very little about Linux, and am using it to run a program written by someone else. The instructions say Add the executable 'ttt' to the search path. In most installations this ...
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Why do I need to type `./` before executing a program in the current directory?

While executing a C program, a.out, using the Ubuntu terminal, why do I always need to type ./ before a.out, instead of just writing a.out? Is there solution for this?
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Problem in .bashrc

I try to edit .bashrc to view the C-compilers that I installed before. But after opening the new terminal I am stuck with strange error. I am unable to ls the files/directories and nothing works. It ...
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Upgrade TexLive from 2012 to 2013 with Ubuntu

I have downloaded TeXLive 2013 and installed it as explained on the developer's website. At the end in the terminal I got the following message: Add /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/doc/info to ...
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How do I find where an application is installed?

I installed wireshark recently. I have no idea in which directory it was installed, but it's not in /opt. How do I find where it's installed?
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PhoneGap Path problem

While I try to create the path from .bashrc I always have this error after ./create command. http://imgur.com/3IaqbZF How can I solve this? Thanks in advance!
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javac cannot found, even after adding non-standart path to it in $PATH

Ubuntu 12.10, 32bit Problem too damn simple: I have a NTFS partition and unpacked from .tar.gz jdk on it. All I need from bash, is to see javac compiler, that is located in directory ...
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Use of relative path to a local file for bookmarks in Firefox

For Ubuntu 12.04 using Firefox 21.0, say I have a local .html file, test.html, in my home directory, which I want to add to the bookmarks menu.. First I use "Open File" and then choose the file ...
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Errors in Eclipse-cdt

I just installed Eclipse and also the CDT package for C++. As I tried to write my very first "Hello World" program, many errors have showed up. I'll attach a screenshot so you can help me.
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Relative path to source when copying or moving [duplicate]

This might be trivial, but here goes. In terminal, I tend to find myself moving/renaming/copying files that are not in my current working directory instead of cd-ing to the directory of those files ...
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Add a “named” path to .bashrc

I have an error of [error] Android SDK not found. You might need to set ANDROID_SDK_HOME or ANDROID_SDK_ROOT or ANDROID_HOME I have Android SDK installed and, obviously, I have to add a line in ...
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How do I change the location in the terminal with a custom string?

If I have a really long path to a folder, and I just want the string 'longlocation' to replace it in the terminal, I know I can edit the .bashrc file and add this command: alias changelc='export ...
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set PATH to include custom folders

I refer to help.ubuntu.com to set environment variables. I'm required to set some variables (GRIFFON_HOME and GROOVY_HOME) for a user and also I want to include bin folders to my PATH so I edited ...
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Unable to execute shell scripts from `~/bin` [duplicate]

I am learning to write shell script from this tutorial on linuxcommand.org. It says - Most modern Linux distributions encourage a practice in which each user has a specific directory for the ...
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How to give a path argument to os.walk() Python function for my Home directory?

I want to use os.walk() in Python and I have to give a path argument to it like os.walk(path). In Windows, I do it as os.walk(c:\\). What os.walk() does is it searches the whole C: directory. In ...
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How to install packages to /opt or any other folder instead of their original path?

Some packages, like Adobe Reader and NetBeans, allow installation to /opt folder for global use. However, what should I do to install regular applications to the /opt folder? Do I have an option to ...
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How to change the path of folders in home directory to an external HDD?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to change the path from the special folders (I mean the ones in my home directory) to folders on my external HDD. I already auto-mounted the HDD by adding a ...
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PATH variables dont work with sudo command

If I put a root into my path variable like so: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/pear/bin/ I can then access the programs in my pear bin. Works as expected, but while I can do this: phpunit -version phpunit ...
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problem: running scripts from remote dir

the problem I have is the following, I recently installed Ubuntu and was setting up a map where I could collect all my scripts. The map I use is the bin folder on the location: /home/myusername/bin ...
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How do I install VLC extensions?

VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?
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Where is my boost lib file?

I am using boost. I installed it using sudo apt-get install. Now I am unable to find my boost lib file on my filesystem. I want to include the path of the lib in my Qt project. grepping is taking too ...
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How to find python installation directory on ubuntu

I have just migrated from Windows environment. I have installed Python 3.2 in a separate directory. How can I get the python installation path on ubuntu shell ? Is there any way I can let shell ...
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$PATH prolems in Ubuntu

I have an application named delphi in Delphi_Dp directory. Its PATH is /usr/kalyan/Downloads/Delphi_Dp I have done export PATH=$PATH:/usr/kalyan/Downloads/Delphi_Dp echo 'export ...
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How can I add a directory to my PATH? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add a directory to my path? I created a .bash_aliases file with the following contents: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/opt/bin So it adds /home/myuser/opt/bin to $PATH. I ...
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PATH not working even after successfully modifying it

For some reason I am successful in adding new directories to my $PATH but when I run the commands in the terminal the $PATH doesn't summon them. I modified the $PATH in the ~/.bashrc file, and added ...
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Alternative shades $PATH?

I've install jdk now with this reference. According to that I have to add jdk directory to PATH variable and add an alternative via update-alternatives. I've done that and everything is fine. But ...
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Overriding default search location for library on Ubuntu 12.04.1

To properly compile the mpfr library on my Ubuntu 12.04.1 system (64-bit), I need to update the C_INCLUDE_PATH, LIBRARY_PATH, LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LD_RUN_PATH variables. This is mentioned in the FAQ ...
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Copy file and folder path from Nautilus

How can I copy the file and folders full path in Nautilus? In the right-click context menu there is no such option provided. In file/folder property window I can only copy the folder path.
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How to make ubuntu understand a windows-style folder path as a folder on windows partition?

I have ubuntu and Win7 on dual boot. On windows, a use a program that is set to save things on a given windows folder (like "D:\some folder"). On ubuntu, I can run this exact same program (it's not a ...
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Compiz setting migration from 12.04 to 12.10

I just migrated from my 12.04 home folder to a freshly installed 12.10. I, yet again have a problem with compiz. It has not one of my custom settings! How is it possible that, a then full copy home ...