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The path of my .basrc file is


It is weird that my file has nothing but the path I set. I think I am using a file at the wrong location or that I have lost my .bashrc file as none of the environment variables set here seem to work.

export PATH
export PATH
export PATH

export M2_HOME
export M2

I was prompted to install maven2 in order to use mvn, but the android command cannot be found. Could you please help me find a solution to this issue.


Meanwhile,I tried this:

export PATH=${PATH}:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools
export PATH=${PATH}:/opt/android-sdk-linux/tools

Now,the output of $PATH echoes:

bash: /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/opt/android-sdk-linux/platform-tools:/opt/android-sdk-linux/build-tools: No such file or directory

2. Removed space between = $PATH
3. Ran echo $PATH
4. Logged out and logged back in
5. Opened the terminal and tried android list targets

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What are you trying to do? If "vamsi"is your username, .bashrc is in right place. – khajvah Oct 27 '13 at 14:18
what does echo $PATH give you? – jbat100 Oct 27 '13 at 14:19
What has android do with your computer? Explain your problem – khajvah Oct 27 '13 at 14:19
I would like to add the Android sdk path to my environment variables in linux as I would like to try developing apps with ant and the sdk using a text editor of my choice. – vamsiampolu Oct 27 '13 at 14:52
Your .bashrc is almost fine, there is one error, there should be no space between PATH= $PATH, change that to PATH=$PATH. To check if an environment variable has been set, run echo $PATH, not $PATH by itself. Now, what exactly do you want to add to your path and what makes you think it is not working? – terdon Oct 27 '13 at 15:32
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You haven't defined $ANDROID_SDK_HOME in the code you pasted. You only defined $ANDROID_HOME

edited to reflect terdon's comment.

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+1 for ANDROID_SDK_HOME but the error is because the OP ran $PATH not echo $PATH, it does not mean the directory does not exist. – terdon Oct 27 '13 at 16:00

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