Whenever I open my terminal I get this text at the top:

bash: export: `PATH-/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/home/ethiojob/workspace/Android/android-sdk-linux/tools': not a valid identifier
bash: export: `PATH-/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/home/ethiojob/workspace/Android/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools': not a valid identifier

I have downloaded and installed the Android ADT plugin to use with Eclipse, and I believe this has something to do with it. If there is anything to be fixed, how do I fix it? Otherwise how do I remove it?

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You probably edited ~/.bashrc and updated your PATH, but instead of writing PATH=..., wrote PATH-.... Change the hyphen to = and it should be fixed.


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