Path setup

Jim Watson jim at
Wed Mar 5 21:09:48 EST 2003

on slackware 
- system wide defaults are in /etc/profile
- or for each user in  ~/.profile

for example i put this in ~/.profile
export PATH

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003 20:20, you wrote:
> I recently installed SlackWare 8.1 (I'm not sure if that helps).
> This is something i've been trying to work out for a while now... Where is
> the PATH variable set up? The kde startup program is installed to
> /opt/kde/bin/startkde, so i grep'ed for /opt/kde/bin in /etc, found
> nothing. I'm wondering how i can make other programs I install to /opt show
> up in my PATH.
> tia.

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