environment variables

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environment variables

Postby Shaddix on Sun May 03, 2009 3:31 pm

whe I try to run IntelliJ mint always complains

it says:
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No JDK found to run IDEA. Please validate either IDEA_JDK or JDK_HOME points to valid JDK installation


now I have found a solution, it's starting IntelliJ like this:

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export IDEA_JDK=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk


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/bin/idea-9013/bin/idea.sh


it works if I do it like that, but is there a way so that I don't have to do the first line where I assign the enviroment variable to the correct pad everytime?
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Re: environment variables

Postby rethgir on Mon May 04, 2009 11:08 am

Try adding this to your /etc/environment :

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IDEA_JDK=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk


I've read that if you source /etc/environment, it won't work for GUI applications -- you will have to log out and back in.
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