what is an environment variable?
Amedee Van Gasse
amedee-ubuntu at amedee.be
Sat Mar 17 16:59:13 UTC 2012
On 16/03/2012 23:03, Thufir Hawat wrote:
I've looked at
and some other resources, but it's still unclear to me
*what* $PATH is. There's no corresponding file, just
various files which add to the this variable. (It's a
It's something that onlylives in memory.
How do you see all the files which effect $PATH? You just
have to go through ~/.bash* and ~/.profile* and such, as well
as /etc/evironment? Short answer: yes.
Once something is added to $PATH, how do you remove it?
You change $PATH to something new that doesn't include whatever you wanted
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