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want to set path variable in fedora

hi i am using fedora linux and i would like to set a path for my java and my ant program

no i tried

export JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/j2sdk1.4.0_01
export ANT_HOME=/opt/jakarta-ant-1.4.1
export PATH=${PATH}:${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${ANT_HOME}/bin:

that worked only for that terminal session
i want it to work all the time

please i want to set the path variable so that even if i reboot the system that static path is still there emnaing

java command  would work


thanks
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zgeorge_2
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de2ZotjesCommented:
edit the file /etc/profile

This file is executed every time a user logs on to the computer.

PS you can the sequence above, or you can use the pathmunge function, the effect will be the same...
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MysidiaCommented:
I would create an /etc/profile.d/java.sh

Paste those lines into it
and  chmod 755 /etc/profile.d/java.sh

and also make an  /etc/profile.d/java.csh with the lines:

setenv JAVA_HOME /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.0_01
setenv ANT_HOME /opt/jakarta-ant-1.4.1
set path = ( ${JAVA_HOME}/bin ${ANT_HOME}/bin $path )

chmod 755 /etc/profile.d/java.csh  (as well)

That way the variables can be setup for both shells (if you use both)
and the /etc/profile script is left pristine  which may be nice when you upgrade later
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chikkala_cnuCommented:
Add following lines to your .bash_profile

JAVA_HOME=/usr/java/j2sdk1.4.0_01
ANT_HOME=/opt/jakarta-ant-1.4.1
PATH=${PATH}:${JAVA_HOME}/bin:${ANT_HOME}/bin:

export PATH

cnu...
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