On March 21, declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie said:
>> Thanks, Waider, but <grep -r PATH /etc/profile.d/*> shows zilch, and
> /etc/profile already has the $PATH bit without me putting it there.
>> I can't set /usr/local/bin the path in X either. Perhaps I should stick to
> what I'm good at - hardware :-<
Doing what I'm good at myself, which is reading manuals, I find that
PATH is set by login to a default value, before being modifed
elsewhere, such as in /etc/profile. Why is it such a big deal that
/etc/profile already has $PATH? Can't you just insert
PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH into it?
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