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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Go to directory of symlink file target

How can I create a command (or alias) to go to the directory which contains the target file of a symlink. For example, if I have a symlink symFile@ -> /Users/zhermes/some/dir/someFile I'd like ...
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why 'export $Path=$Path:dir' won't work?

I am just wondering why do we need to use this command export Path=$Path:dir why does the command not look like export $Path=$Path:dir/dir'
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How to find absolute path of USB drive

I have a computer running Windows 8.1, and I have a USB drive with RocketDock installed. My problem is that sometimes Windows changes my drive letter and all the links on the dock screw up. I ...
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-bash: export: ''not a valid identifier when logging into terminal

Hi Whenever I log into the terminal I get the following error -bash: export: ...
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Win 7 Explorer qualified path

Does anyone know how to make Win 7 Explorer display the fully qualified path rather than (irrelevant) drive letters as the default? i.e. \servername\sharename\foldername\file.name instead of ...
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Exclude folders with a path pattern using FIND command on Ubuntu console

PROJECTS |___ SITE1 | |____files (to exclude) | |____img | |____js | |___ SITE2 | |____files (to exclude) | |____img | |____js | |___ ...
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Find out the depth of path in PowerShell

For any location gotten by the Get-Location cmdlet, if I have a path like this: C:\Top\Middle\Bottom I would say it's 3 levels deep. If I have: C:\ I would say it's the 0 level. It could be 0 ...
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Is there any way to have Cygwin tools in PATH without them replacing Windows commands?

I would like to be able to use GDB, GCC and such straight out of a windows command prompt, so I put my Cygwin bin directory in my Windows path. Problem is that Cygwin programs now take priority over ...
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Running Java program from PowerShell starts a 64-bit JVM: From .bat file, starts 32-bit JVM

I am trying to start a Java application from a batch file, with a 2G heap size, like so: java -Xmx2G -XX:MaxPermSize=256M -jar cauldron-1.7.10-1.1236.05.212-server.jar nogui When running this ...
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iMac mid 2011 with Yosemite [closed]

My screensaver app tries to connect to a folder on my NAS that no longer exists and this causes problems. I tried to give the screen saver another path to a local directory but it does not change and ...
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Mac .bash_profile.save How to make it run by itself / where to actually change paths

trying to change my path for Ruby / SASS. I have always used a file in my home called '.bash_profile.save' In there I have the export paths which work fine but only when I run: source ...
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How to delete old $PATH echo in Mac

After i changed my Mac username(using the way supplied by Apple Documents), I found that when echo $PATH, there are some old paths in it. ...
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How to Define Relative Path?

I have heard about relative paths and I think that they are of good use. But, I do not know how how to define a relative path. For instance, I have a Power Point presentation in which I use an audio ...
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Vim from terminal can locate package, GVim cannot

So I've been installing Syntastic and JSHint for some Vim JavaScript syntax checking. which jshint returns /home/myUser/local/bin/jshint which vim and which gvim return /usr/bin/vim and ...
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Listing content of directory with absolute path is not equal to listing with relative path?

I launched Ubuntu 14.01 instance in AWS by using its API (with Python and Boto). I changed properties of the root device - 30GB instead of the default 8gb and used magnetic disk standard instead of ...
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What does %Path% mean at the end of PATH?

My PATH on Windows looks like this: C:>echo %PATH% C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\dwimperl\perl\bin;C:\dwimperl\perl\site\bin;C:\dwimperl\c\bin;%Path% What does %Path% mean at the end of ...
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Java runtime environment path issues

I've had a problem with my Java installations for quite some time and I've never had time to sit and try to fix this problem. So I went ahead and uninstalled all the various versions of Java I'd ...
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In GIMP 2.8 how in the world to you edit a path?

As a very experienced Coreldraw user, in Corel there is something called a Pick Tool that let's you activate an object, like making a path you've previously created active so you can edit it. There ...
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I've placed a binary in my $PATH, but when I run it from powershell it gets its own directory instead of the current directory

I’ve installed Hugo (a static website generator) on my Windows 7 system by placing it in a directory in my $PATH. When I try to run it, regardless of the directory I’m in, it's run in its own ...
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How to change a program path/alias?

I'm not sure how it works on Linux, but you can type in program names such as ls, man, etc., in any directory and the programs are executed. I uninstalled an old version of ImageMagick and built the ...
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Accidentally deleted PATH in Windows 8 [duplicate]

So last week I was trying to install Ant, and accidentally deleted my environmental variable Path. I dont really know what I am doing. What effect will this have/what can I do to fix it?
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Strange paths in Task Manager: “\??\C:\Windows\etc..”

When looking a the list of processes for a different reason, I noticed something odd: There's four instances of conhost, but I haven't seen paths like those before.. Can anyone tell me what the ...
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When are quotes added to a file or folder path when dragged into a cli?

Like a CLI noob does, I often change directories by using the dragging the target folder into a command prompt to get its path. What's annoying, however, is that the path isn't wrapped in quotes, ...
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Dynamic variable substitution in PATH

I want to run different versions of Java on the same machine (Linux Mint 17) with default to Java 7. So I put this into /etc/environment: JAVA_HOME="/tools/java/java7" JAVA7_HOME="/tools/java/java7" ...
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max length for PATH environment variable

Using Windows 7 x64 I've noticed that if you add too much stuff to your PATH environment variable it stops working. There appears to be a max length for the PATH environment variable and I'm curious ...
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VIM substitute environment path to get include path

I want to build an include path from a environment variable on vim. I want to keep only the instances which ends as /share/bin on this variable, and change them to include. I want to do this on ...
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Windows export PATH configuration

A have a many variables in the PATH and I want to export and reuse them. Is that possible? (something like a .reg file)
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How do I set the PATH variable for a service that's running as a non-login user?

I'm running a GitLab server on a Linux machine using Nginx as a Webserver. Several processes (started either manually as root with /etc/init.d/foo start or automatically as sub-processes) run as ...
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Windows path and semicolon

In Windows 8.1 I have an environment variable LATEX equal to C:\Program Files\MiKTeX 2.9\miktex\bin\x64 and the path variable set to %JAVA_HOME%\bin;%ANT_HOME%\bin;%LATEX% The problem is ...
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Why does system PATH seem to be cleared?

I have this strange situation at work where me and some other guys regularly have problems with our system PATH environment variable. Whenever that happens, we have problems like shortcuts that stop ...
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I changed my system path in system variables, how can I bring it back to what it was?

I've been trying to unlock my htc device's bootloader and I couldn't get a fastboot command from the cmd to work. I had tried everything and eventually I found this site which said that I just have to ...
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How To Extract Pattern from a folder path (VBA Excel)

I'm pretty new to vba excel and trying to reorganise a very large file structure. Basically, all our equipment has a tag in the form of [A-Z][0-9]0-9][0-9][A-Z] e.g. J452G being a compressor. Every ...
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Git in Visual Studio 2013 stops working abruptly

Yesterday, I went home with Git working perfectly well inside Visual Studio 2013. I could 'Compare with unmodified' for a source file, I would see the version control status of my source files, and ...
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Java Path Set Issue

I am using win server 2008, Trying to set java path. I set it in both user variables and system variables. yet, I couldn't access java. But when I check in java installed path It is working fine ...
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Where do my $PATHS come from on osx? [duplicate]

I KNOW this question it's kind of a duplication, but I think my problem is a bit different than the other questions I found here. If I echo $PATH, I can see the usual string with several paths. Ok. ...
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user path not merged with system path

On my Windows 7 machine, for some reason the user path is not merged with the system path variable when I start a new command prompt. I have seen other related questions answered by a reference to a ...
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Crontab cannot find program installed in local user's bin dir

I am trying to run a bash script on a dreamhost account that does some backup operations. The program I use to do the backup is installed in the home directory of the web hosting account under ...
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Folder set up in linux for netbeans

Kind of new to linux. Learning PHP, I downloaded NetBeans IDE but having problems getting a new project to show up on left hand side with other projects. It keeps putting them in the source file of ...
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Overiding global command in unix

I am using a server, and I don't have root access. I need a newer version of a package. So, I installed it with the prefix to my local directory and updated $PATH and $LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Since the ...
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Installing Cygwin with MinGW in windows

I wanted to install Cygwin in the C:\Cygwin (which is shown by default during installation). I have the C:\MinGW installed in that directory too(I mean C:\) Will this cause any problem when I install ...
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How to transverse to a long path using terminal easily using keyboard shortcuts?

Well i am a beginner to Linux environment and trying to learn some Linux commands . I find a difficulty to set my path to a particular path. When the path goes too big , I cannot type the whole path ...
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Is there a way to reverse lookup which executable is being called?

I have multiple JDK's installed on my machine and I'm running on a system that has a pretty long path environment variable. Is there a way to see what my call to java resolves to? I'm looking for ...
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Very strange formatting of path coming out of BO

When using the web based version of business objects at work it says a certain path doesn't exist, while it most certainly does. An excel file is located at the end of this path where BO pulls data ...
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Replace “This PC” with actual - full - filesystem path

When accessing my libraries via This PC, the This PC keeps staying in the address bar. This is very inconvenient to me. I need to know where I am. I realize it is under C:\Users\Name\, but I need the ...
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Relative Path in Chain of Process Call

I have a Java program which executes a bunch of python and shell scripts, which in turn will call some other python/shell scripts. If I use relative paths in any of the scripts, would the paths be ...
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Is there a tool to “Copy/Paste from clipboard path” - reversed action of “Copy as path”?

Perhaps it's a duplicate but I just couldn't find it. Please let me know if so. I wonder if there is a simple tool to create a context menu on Windows Explorer to copy a file or a folder from the ...
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Windows - How to use user defined environment variables in system path

As the question states, I have some variables defined in my user environment in windows 8.1. Now I want to have something like this as a path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\iCLS ...
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Command Line Tool for Adding To Your Windows PATH, Permanently? [duplicate]

Is there a way to permanently modify your PATH from the command line? I find myself often trying to run a command or two on the DOS prompt, and find out it's not on my path. I manually find the ...
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How to recover from PATH being truncated to 1028 characters by SETX

I received an error on Windows 8 after trying to use SETX to add JAVA.exe to the Windows PATH variable: WARNING: The data being saved is truncated to 1024 characters. After a reboot, I notice that ...
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Why is “java” a valid command in terminal (bash) if it is not in my path?

On OSX, in the terminal, using the command: echo $PATH Gives me the following output: ...