Path in computer file systems is in general the human-readable address of a filename or directory specifying a unique location in a file system, and expressed by a string of path components separated by a delimiter (most commonly the slash "/" or the backslash "\"). PATH (variable), is an ...

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Delete 'Permanent' Changes to PATH?

I am developing using Cocos2d-x on a Mac running OS X 10.11.6. I have installed Android Studio and have a number of new entries in my PATH which are NOT being added by my .bash_profile. Example '/...
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“Filename or extension too long” for move, but it isn't

I'd appreciate some insight as this is driving me nuts. I have a folder on a network share: \\host.example.com\Share\Path\Container1\Folder I am trying to move that folder to a new location on the ...
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Multiple Installations and Understanding $PATH

I have an older version of Git installed at: /usr/bin/ I recently downloaded a newer version to: /usr/local/bin When I type: which git I get the location of the old version. I believe that ...
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Is it safe to edit the global PATH environment variable?

I just recently found out that I couldn't run mysql without typing out the whole path or being in the correct directory--unless I added the path to the PATH environment variable. I managed to do so ...
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Automatically shorten paths over a character count limit in bash

Windows and tools running on windows servers (eg. OneDrive) have a limit on path lengths. I am looking for a command line tool in OSX/Linux/Unix to, within a directory, shorten all paths above a path ...
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fatal error: 'mysql/mysql.h' not found (but added in path)

I use MAC OS X El capitan 10.11.5 I am trying to understand and execute some code on c++ (it is a lot of files and i am new to c++ a), but when i type "make" to compile everything, it returns the ...
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How to exclude current directory from executable search in Windows?

When typing a command in Windows shell, it first looks for the program in current directory and then from PATH directories. Is it possible to somehow (eg by a environment variable) exclude current ...
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selenium chromeriver interfering with normal chrome

I am on OSX el capitan. I was using selenium to crawl some pages and I wrote a script. I had to add the chromedriver somewhere on my path so I added it to my user bin. Script went off and did its ...
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Filepaths longer than 260 characters in Window 10 Home Edition

According to this article Windows 10 should allow filepaths longer then 260 characters. I saved several documents with a long filepath in a previous installation (which was upgraded from Windows 7 and ...
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Access Query Save Path Error

I am trying to save an Access query with a certain path (which i can't modify) but i am getting a save error. The save path looks like this : "C:/FOO/BAR/03. FOO/BAR.accdb" Testing the path i found ...
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Setup Mac OS JAVA_HOME

I have fresh installation of OS X El Captain version 10.11.5. In my .bash_profile I did setup Java home as export JAVA_HOME=$(/usr/libexec/java_home) export PATH=$JAVA_HOME/bin:$PATH However if I ...
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Windows Media Player Playlist (.wlp) - how to save relative paths?

I'm syncing Windows Media Player playlists between computers. Therefore, my playlists need to use relative paths, or it will not work on the other computer and vice versa. Background: I'm using my ...
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Copying new files to network drive in windows 7 gives me the error: Path does not exist

I'm trying to save a new excel file on a network drive. I can access the drive, see all files, go through them but when i want to save my work from excel to this drive it gives me the error:Path does ...
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Path length OK on D: drive but too long for C: drive with both NTFS?

I have a folder containing a large number of files on D:\dev\tools\eclipse. I decided to move it to my C: drive (at the same path) for speed, since C: is an SSD. The drag-n-drop move refuses to copy ...
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In OS X, how do you get the finder's path bar to show server name?

I usually have one or two hosts (also Macs) in my finder side bar "Shared" section and often want to navigate to a folder in one of those hosts. I have the path bar on the bottom of the finder window ...
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Where are custom system shortcuts stored?

I have my personal custom shortcuts for different apps and I would like to have them synced across devices, but I can't find the file where Mac OSX stores them.
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Windows PATH variable isn't working

I have the following folder in my PATH (both paths actually, the system path and my user path) C:\Users\deqn\.cargo\bin In this folder there is file called racer.exe, when I try to run it from cmd ...
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How to specify an alternative path for a file on Windows?

I have a file on Windows that I interact with on both my Desktop PC and my Laptop on a regular basis. Every time that I want to do so, I need to modify the file path on the device I am currently ...
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Finding VCI and VPI numbers remotely

I am trying to connect to my ISP with a new router but after calling my ISP they say they don't know what my VCI and VPI numbers are. Is there a way of finding these out remotely? The issue has been ...
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Fake local filepath on form to image on the web

I'm using iMacros to automate posting ads for my property management company. As of right now all image files that we want to upload to various sites (craigslist, zillow, etc) must be stored locally - ...
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Why do I have multiple python executables?

I am trying to add python to my PATH variable, but I'm not sure which one to add, or what the difference is. I have one in \appdata\local\programs\python\python35-32\python.exe and also one in c:\...
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create a dummy network location

I am mentaining an application that ,when I try to run, gives an error message : "You must have a Drive M:\, mapped to Path="\some\network\path" " .... so I wnt to simulate that this path exists in ...
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How do you make php-cli as the default command in the terminal? It's currenltly running php-cgi

When I'm root and I do a php version. It shows that I am running php-cgi: but I need to use the php-cli version which resides in /usr/local/bin/php -- When I'm logged out of root as a regular user. ...
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Intel(R) Management Engine Components\DAL in envoirement variable

Here is my path variable C:\Users\hzhao\.dnx\runtimes\dnx-clr-win-x86.1.0.0-rc1-update2\bin; C:\Users\hzhao\.dnx\bin; C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live; C:\Program Files (...
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After adding vboxmanage to PATH, getting “ 'cmd' is not recognized as an internal or external command”

Am trying to add virtualbox exe's to the windows PATH. But after adding "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox" to the PATH env am getting the below error. And most of the usual commands are not working....
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Disable command parameters for 'commands' or exe's in Start Menu search?

This is a bit complicated so bear with me: Basically, the Windows 7/10 Start Menu search includes results from executable in the PATH environment variable and the App Paths registry key (SOFTWARE\...
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Git bash and cmd don't load my user account PATH variable

Start up a gitbash or a windows cmd session and run echo $PATH or echo %PATH% They both print the contents of the system PATH variable, but neither prints the contents of the PATH variable ...
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Shared object (so) files search paths

What is the sequence of paths that are searched for loading a shared object file? I am trying to run a executable which tries to load a shared object file. The shared object file can be found at /usr/...
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How are treated disallowed windows® characters on a fat32 formated usb stick?

I don’t own a mac so I can’t tell about things like?or:in filenames… I’m especially interested in the Dos/Windows® path separator :\. I know in Linux it is a legal character which can be used inside ...
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What is the path of an MTP device in Windows? [duplicate]

I am running Windows XP and have a phone mounted through USB by MTP. In Explorer, its address is: My Computer\SAMSUNG-SGH-I547\Phone\DCIM I would like to execute a command line command such as ...
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Microsoft access track missing database

I am tasked to find a missing database of an (microsoft) access file to make it work again. I have never worked with access before so I am a total newb. From what I got by opening it, it had a ...
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synology: rsync via ssh requires full path

I found the following behaviour on a Synology RS814+ > ssh backup01 rsync Permission denied, please try again. > ssh backup01 'which rsync' /usr/bin/rsync > ssh backup01 'echo $PATH' /usr/...
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Shortening Path variable

Currently, my path variable is way too long (as it seems to have been populated by different programs upon installation). I have pasted my path variable below, could you all please tell me if it is ...
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Redhat linux local user PATH

when i am login in as local user in redhat linux and run command echo $ PATH it is showing me :/sbin: in my path, when i dont have any access to commands like fdisk. then why it is showing me :...
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How do I remove the current directory (“.”) from my PATH?

I recently updated OSX to El Capitan, and in the process of running through the steps needed to update my development environment, I discovered something rather disturbing: bash is behaving as if . is ...
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Path not being completely set in Windows 10

When I open a new cmd and print the path it is not match what is in the System > Advanced system settings > Environment Variables... I have two directories from my User variables and a bunch from my ...
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Program loads project slower with relative paths pointing to NAS - will indexing improve this?

so on my network people work with Cinema4D. They often have to load big projects. I did some tests concerning the location and path-style of the textures for the projects which resulted in: absolute ...
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How do I make a program run from console by only its name without putting the whole directory into PATH?

I have set HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\putty.exe's default value to %ProgramFiles(x86)%\putty\putty.exe. And I can run it from Win-R thing (by typing ...
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Synology /bin/sh: command not found

My Synology NAS just upgraded and a lot of things have broken. My cronjob that calls Python3 keeps saying /bin/sh: python3: command not found but /bin/sh exists and I am able to call Python3 from the ...
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Why does ls // hang in Cygwin

When I run the command ls // is Cygwin, the shell hangs for about 12 seconds, then gives the error ls: reading directory '//': Permission denied. I remember reading somewhere that /some//path is ...
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Sudo user is not able to export path of ant

Sudo user is not able to export path of ant. I am trying to execute shell script setpath.sh which exports path for ant. After executing the script when I am executing ant command then getting ant ...
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Cygwin command to set user path when logging in ssh

I've setup a sshd as a service on windows 7 with cygwin, choosing to create cyg_server to run it. Now I can login to my machine via SSH with my normal username, everything works, except what depends ...
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Replace shortcut path during creation (Windows)

I would like all new shortcut links created using the right-click option in windows explorer to replace the absolute path with a system variable. The motivation is to have synchronized shortcuts work ...
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When does %PATH% get expanded?

Ok so I'm pretty sure this question has been answered somewhere already, I'm just not able to find it within 30minutes. I have set some custom variables (system-wide) and added them to my system %...
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CMD doesn't update environment variables

When I edit the system environment variable PATH (or any other, I imagine) through Control Panel\System and Security\System > Advanced system settings, it doesn't update in CMD, even after ...
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How to fix truncated PowerShell output, even when I've specified -width 300

I'm trying to get a list of all the directories and files on an external hard drive, with one fully-qualified directory/file path per line. I'm using PowerShell on Windows 10 to achieve this. This is ...
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What causes ld to not find the library here?

I have got the mpc library (and others, but this is the example) installed in a custom directory: user@host /my/software/prefix $ l usr/lib | grep mpc lrwxrwxrwx 1 user group 15 Mar 5 21:08 ...
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nano in the PATH but no nano access

I've put nano in the Windows PATH. Nano was initially available globally from the Windows command line but has now disappeared. I am loathe to restart the machine at the moment for a number of reasons....
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Shortening Windows 10 command prompt

I'm trying to figure out how to shorten the prompt in Windows 10 so I don't end up with a deeply nested directory path taking up most (or all) of the command line. I've tried applying the information ...
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Setting up mysql in path on OSX so it's included everytime I open terminal

I have installed mysql on my OSX 10.11 and I want to run it from the terminal, so I need to add it to my path. I have created a .bash_profile file in my home directory with the contents export PATH="/...