compile and run c program in linux

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I wrote the basic hello.c and ran cc -g -ohello hello.c

I got an executable hello (based on ls -F) and when I type hello I get a "command not found" error.

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spstrongAuthor Commented:

What is the deal?

If I write a REAL application how do I get it set up for the user to just type the application name?
spstrongAuthor Commented:
For those of you who come here looking for the answer to the question, Linux (and I suppose UNIX in all its flavors) doesn't see the current directory as automatically part of the path.  To add it to the path:


will add it to the path.

type set  |more to see if it took.

stephen p.
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