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How to configure path or set environment variables for installation?

I'm aiming to install APE in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a simple code for pseudopotential generation. I'm having this error message while running ./configure: checking for gsl-config... no checking for GSL - ...
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Is ~ considered like a relative path?

I'm trying to extract the different part of the Nvidia cuda library installer. I'm using the following command: mkdir ~/Downloads/nvidia_installers ./cuda_6.5.14_linux_64.run ...
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Quick path jumping

I was just at a lecture, where I noticed the lecturer using a command (probably aliased) to jump to a specific folder. Example: ~/code$ j sciproj ~/projects/sciproj2011/$ This looked quite slick, ...
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Same program, different version, in different locations…how to specify which to use?

Hi all I'm trying to run a program called cufflinks on my machine, however there appears to be a version of this in multiple places on my existing system. For example when I typed whereis cufflinks ...
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libGDX project generator: Build Failed : Cannot find java system compiler

while generating a project libGDX throws thid error: FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: Execution failed for task ':core:compileJava'. > Cannot find System Java Compiler. ...
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installing a script in $PATH

I am trying to use yeoman in Ubuntu. Everything is installed correctly but I can't use the command yo from bash. If I navigate to the appropriate directory and run node cli.js everything works from ...
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How do I extend the PATH used by the awesome window manager run command?

I have a bin directory in my home directory. I would like for the Run: shortcut to search that bin directory as well. How do I add it to the Run search path?
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why everything is reverted back in PATH env variable after reopening shell?

As far as I know PATH is not a temporary variable. And when you reopen your terminal it should work as before. In my case it's not. What I do is to add another path to $PATH: export ...
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Why does my program not execute a perl file

I have a perl file name make_html.pl which works on a module named API::PDF2 (link) I downloaded it installed it and I think I set the path wrong. my @INC has the values Built under linux Compiled ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Cannot access a file using java.io.FileInputStream

I am working with java servlets and I need to access a file trail.xlsx within the java code using java.io.Fileinputstream class, for windows we have to add the drive letter but here we don't have any ...
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cannot find command added to Path - sail_align

I'm trying to build sail_align programm by following these instructions. So far everything went OK and I've completed the last fourth step without errors: 4) sudo ./Build install This command will ...
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A path that appears first should be considered in first place?

I'm having a strange problem with a ubntu 12.04 server: hithwen@ip:~$ cmake --version cmake version 2.8.12.2 buildbot@ip:~$ cmake --version cmake version 2.8.7 So, different users are executing ...
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Is there a GUI to edit the PATH variable?

There's a GUI in Windows to edit the path variable. I was wondering if there's something equivalent in Ubuntu to do the same.
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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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Cordova unable to add Android Platform

I have created a project and moved into that directory. When I am trying to add "android platform" to the project it gives an error. I have exported the path correctly. Everything worked fine ...
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Unison fail? Ignore path and time stamp

Trying to set up Unison version 2.40.65 on two Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop computers. The primary computer is a System76. The secondary computer is a late 2012 Apple mini mac that no longer has OS X on ...
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Want to write command in terminal and open application

i just installed Matlab on my ubuntu 14.04 and i can open it just with terminal writing full path, but i want to open terminal and write only "matlab" to start that program without writing full path. ...
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Add to PATH, no ~/.profile nor ~/.pam_environment

I just compiled ffmpeg, now I just want to add it on the path. Every source I can find reference .profile, and if not present or in specific cases, tell to use .pam_environment. But double tab give ...
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How to put executable to /usr/bin?

I downloaded eclipse and extracted it to /opt. My question is how can I make it run from terminal as like other programs like javac, java. I did with update-alternatives as follows: sudo ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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“Pointers” with $ Syntax in /etc/environment

Is it valid to have "pointers" in /etc/environment using $FOO syntax? Right now my /etc/environment looks like this: JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk ...
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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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How to open ~/.pam_environment?

I wanted to set environment variables JAVA_HOME and PATH. So I wanted to open ~/.pam_environment since it is the best place to set environment variables relevant to a particular user according to the ...
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Ubuntu haves a different PATH when access via XRDP session

Noob here: I have a problem, when i access my server via SSH, the $PATH is correct root@ks391320:~# echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games But when i ...
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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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Typing location path instead of clicking directory buttons in the file picker dialog?

Is there a way to change file picker dialog path input? I would like to type the path myself instead of clicking buttons to specify the destination path. In Nautilus I can hit Ctrl+L, to show the path ...
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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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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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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?