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The command is executed with out any error..

[newuser@newmac ~]$ export PATH=${PATH}:${ORACLE_HOME}/bin
[newuser@newmac ~]$

But I here what is PATH means..

How would I correct this..
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>How would I correct this..

What is incorrect about it?

PATH is the, well, the path Unix uses to look for executables when you type in a command.

What the syntax you show is doing is adding ORACLE_HOM/bin to the end of what PATH is already set to.

For example when you type in the command: who

Unix looks for what program in the folders in your PATH.
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jcob_lAuthor Commented:
Is this correct..

export PATH=$PATH:/oracle/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db/bin

This means what?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>Is this correct..

As far as syntax goes, yes it is correct.

>>This means what?

Same as before:  It adds /oracle/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/db/bin to your existing PATH.
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Thank you
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