Learn How to Set Your $PATH Variables Permanently in Linux

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Marin Todorov

I am a bachelor in computer science and a Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator. Currently working as a Senior Technical support in the hosting industry. In my free time I like testing new software and inline skating.

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14 Responses

  1. Shima says:


    My system is Fedora 28 and the default shell is tcsh. I want to know how can I set permanent PATH? It is necessary to say that I do not have root access.

    Before, I had Ubuntu, the default shell was BASH. So I used to edit .bashrc file.


  2. chk666 says:

    Hello and good days.

    I need help what happened if i run virtualenv in my environment path, what i mean is “[email protected]:$ virtualenv” did the path environment is change on bashrc, profile, or even in the /etc/bash, /etc/profile.

    The problem is, I cannot detect my python and when i try to echo path should get /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/home/marin/bin
    but I am getting blank, not showing up. Need help I run 16.04 Ubuntu.

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