Adding to the path variable

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Adding to the path variable

Postby drewlong on Tue Feb 02, 2010 5:10 am

Hopefully a simple question

I am running Gloria GNOME and have added KDE3.5 kmail ... it's along story. So I want to add this little lot to my environment.

PATH=/opt/kde3/bin:/opt/kde3/games:/opt/kde3/bin:$PATH KDEDIRS=/usr/:/opt/kde3/ KDEHOME=$HOME/.kde3 XDG_DATA_DIRS=/opt/kde3/share/:/usr/share/ MANPATH=/opt/kde3/share/man

The kubuntu wiki isn't much help just saying you need to add this without saying where or how.
Can someone point me to the best / correct file I should edit please and let me know how I should complete the insert. Reading various posts some indicate its ~/.bash or /etc/bash.bashrc or .profile or .login or ... well there doesn't seam to be a consensus.

Appreciate your help, thanks Drewlong
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Re: Adding to the path variable

Postby gn2 on Tue Feb 02, 2010 3:17 pm

Can you provide a link to the relevant Wiki page?
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Re: Adding to the path variable

Postby drewlong on Fri Feb 12, 2010 4:07 am

HI GM2

Sorry for the delay .. holiday ... heres the link https://wiki.kubuntu.org/Kubuntu/Kde3/Jaunty
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Re: Adding to the path variable

Postby viking777 on Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:21 am

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Solved Re: Adding to the path variable

Postby drewlong on Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:12 am

Great thanks, it seams to have done the trick :D
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