Environment variables

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon May 26 22:46:26 UTC 2008

On Sun, 25 May 2008, John K Masters wrote:

> On 12:14 Sun 25 May     , Robert Holtzman wrote:
>> On Sun, 25 May 2008, Nils Kassube wrote:
>>> Andrea Monaco wrote:
>>>> How can I set environment variables on my system?
>>> Probably you want to put things for all users in "/etc/environment" and
>>> things for individual users in their "$HOME/.environment".
>> No such animal as .environment in my $HOME directory.
> So create it. If that's what Ubuntu now uses just create the file and
> enter your Environmental Variables.

>From what I can see, the latest Ubuntu doesn't use an .environment  file 
anywhere on the system. Environment variables variables are in 

Bob Holtzman
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