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installing java on linux

Posted on 2001-06-18
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everytime I start linux , I need to type

export PATH=/usr/java/jdk1.3.1/bin:$PATH

inorder for me to run java command
Is there way to eliminating that step, If there is, how do you do it?
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by:superschlonz
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Add this line to /etc/profile
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by:kuichan2
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where am i adding this line? .cshrc? What is that do?
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If you are using bash you can add this line at the end of the file
/etc/profile (that's not in your home directory, the first slash means
absolute path) You can also add it to your .profile in your home
directory but then the PATH is set only for you, not for other users
on the system.

If you are using csh then the files are /etc/csh.cshrc and .cshrc
int the home directory.

It's long time ago since I last used csh but I belive to remember
that you would have to write it this way for csh:
setenv PATH "$PATH:/usr/java/jdk1.3.1/bin"
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