I installed Mint 15 KDE x64 and wanted to add a directory to the $PATH variable. This is the command I tried first:
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$ set $PATH = %$PATH% + /home/[username]/python
That did not return an error message, but my $PATH as displayed with echo $PATH didn't change. So I tried this:
That returned an error message. So I tried:
And that created so much output that it scrolled off the top of my terminal buffer. So I tried another way to get help:
Oops. No output whatsoever. So I tried this in order to find out what I'd done to my system:
And got an error message saying there is no man page entry for set.
So how badly have I messed things up? Do I need to reinstall? I mean, everything seems
to work fine, but I have no idea if there aren't problems brewing deep in the bowels of my OS.