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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PATH has invalid characters

I was fiddling with my PATH on my mac because home-brew wasn't working. My path could be broken down into three versions: Clean path is the most ideal path, since I don't use Pebble's SDK anymore. ...
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How do I change the default location of Sticky Notes on windows 7?

Looking for a solution to help me whenever add a note into sticky notes it will save on new location. Something that always windows check the new location to pull up the file not a copy/short-cut of ...
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User scope environment variable: PATH append string value to existing value

I want to know, how to to append value to existing PATH variable (user scope): SETX PATH "%PATH%;D:\Myfolder\Test\" The above script takes system path variable data using %PATH% and append my ...
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Problems with setting environment variables (especially PATH) and using cd with them in cmd in windows 10

I am following a tutorial to setup Apache Storm. (That's just for context -- it doesn't really matter for my error.) So it tells me to set some environment variables, specifically %JAVA_HOME% and %...
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Can't add folder to PATH. [duplicate]

The instructions for some software I am using asks that I add: /Applications/TetrUSS/bin/ to my PATH. I followed the instructions on this website. However, when I do echo $PATH, that path does not ...
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Standard value of PATH variable Windows 10

After having poorly handled the PATH system variable (resulting in deletion), I'm now looking to reinstate the variable with the original value. I found answers like this one about Windows 8 and ...
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I cannot delete a file, since its path is too long [duplicate]

I have a directory containing a file that I want to delete. However, the name of the file is too long: > Remove-Item -Recurse target Remove-Item : The specified path, file name, or both are too ...
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How can I figure out what's stepping on my PATH variable?

In a nutshell: my PATH environment variable is sometimes only available from an elevated session, other times it's fine; how can I find out what's corrupting it for non-admin sessions and prevent it ...
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How to change default path in File Explorer?

On Windows 7 I can right-click the File Explorer icon, choose Properties, and change the Destination. On Windows 10 this seems impossible: How can I change the default folder when opening File ...
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Why didn't SETX update my PATH when I tried adding VLC? (Windows 7)

I'm attempting to add VLC to the PATH variable on a Windows 7 setup, so that it can be called from cmd using vlc vs "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe". Using set, the PATH can be modified ...
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Unable to load correct Python module

I am working on a cluster where I do not have sudo privileges and am trying to link to a custom installation of numpy for optimization reasons. I set up my PYTHONPATH in the following way: export ...
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Update Path of JGrasp to use Different Compiler Settings

I have a Cloud 9 programming hosted workspace from which I run a vnc client. This client is an X11 interface which I can access through an updating html page, and I have the following problem (yes, ...
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Issue with python path after installing Vagrant

I just recently installed Vagrant using this guide: https://www.reddit.com/r/deepdream/comments/3c2s0v/newbie_guide_for_windows/ I noticed that after that when using git bash, I was unable to use ...
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Opening cmd in a particular disk in Windows

I want to track a file on hard drive "D", while cmd is always opening to hard drive "C" by default. As you see, I have a file in hard drive "D", but I want to track it on cmd. However I can't because ...
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Data links not refreshing properly in VBA Access 2013 when I change the name of the program folder

I have an Access 2013 database separated into two files - data and code. In the code file, I have an autoexec routine to run the following function. Function Reconnect() On Error GoTo ReconnectErr ...
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VS2013 Developer Command Prompt PATH differs from cmd.exe PATH

On Windows 10, I installed MySQL server 5.6 with the VS 2013 integration option. Now when I open the VS2013 Developer Command Prompt, I get: 'MySQL' is not recognized as an internal or external ...
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Split a file in two different parts but use it under one path

I would like to split a large file (300GB), which is in my home directory under the dev/sdb1 into two (or more) different parts and move them into two different disk drives. However, I would like my ...
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How to set PATH variable using content in file?

I know I can set the PATH variable in Windows using e.g. set path="%path%;c:\directoryPath" or, permanently with setx using: setx path "%path%;c:\directoryPath" However, how can I set this using ...
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Is there a way to make DLLs in some folder have higher priority than app's folder?

Certain software I'm using comes with a broken DLL which makes it crash at random. The only way to fix issue is to download correct dll from somewhere like dll-files.com. I've already made aware ...
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Add folder to path, or copy symbolic links to existent directory in path?

I am running some script on a server, making use of environment modules; basically, when I load a module for some software, it prepends the path with the folder of the software. I am loading a lot ...
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/usr/bin/env is pointing to wrong ruby version. “No such file or directory”

If I type "rake spec" I get. /usr/bin/env: ruby1.9.1: No such file or directory This problem started happening when I uninstalled ruby 1.9.1 and used rvm to install the latest ruby version but ...
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Trouble setting up the class path for MySQL and running MySQL via terminal

Question: what is the easiest way to run the MySQL app from the terminal What I have tried: Using some stackOverFlow suggestions I have used the following commands echo $PATH, produces /usr/local/...
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Add additional paths to VIM on Windows

I want to add additional $paths to vim74 under windows. I use $VIM/vimfiles and $VIM/vimfiles/myfunctions a lot and wanted to add them as paths, i.e. $VIMFILES. I had worked out how to do it in ...
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VirtualBox : renaming a VDI disk causes snapshot to fail loading

I have a machine which I installed using VirtualBox. Its VDI disk was named "Name1.vdi". After a while, I resized it, renamed it to "Name2.vdi", moved it to another disk, and so on. But now I need to ...
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'sample.exe' not recognised as internal or external command, operable program or batch file

Under Environment Variables, I set the path to sample.exe. I appended the System variable PATH with, C:\Program Files(x86)\Sample The sample.exe is in the Sample folder. Still, I get the above ...
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Windows Batch. Append to PATH Environment Variable, when It Contains Spaces

I want to add some binaries to path for my console session and I'm doing it like so if not defined WIXTOOLKIT_IN_PATH ( set WIXTOOLKIT_IN_PATH=1 set MY_PATH=%~dp0..\tools\wix SET PATH=%...
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Cant physically type in variable value text box when editing PATH environment variable

I am quite lost with this and hope someone faces similar problem and fixed it. But it's as simple as not being able to type in the provided text box for changing variables values in the PATH. I can ...
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delete items from path environment variable

I have a question regarding editing the path environment variable on my windows 7 Machine. I have been editing my path using SystemPropertiesAdvanced.exe's dialog window, but the changes i make are ...
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How can a process run from a command line without specifying a drive letter before the path?

The Synaptics Touchpad Helper runs at user logon as a scheduled task. The command line configured to run the executable is... "\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe" As you may assume, it is ...
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How to add Visual Studio code to path variable?

My path variable had corrupted which I have fixed now. But during the process, I lost some of the original entries in the path variable. I specifically want to add entries for visual studio code and ...
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Adding non-executable (Tex/text) files to my PATH?

I have two files that I would like to call from any one of multiple working directories on my computer, so I added them to a folder of resources that I've added to my path (and then sourced my ....
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Where do I find the Google Drive icon?

I made a custom link to my Google Drive directory on the Windows 7 Professional application bar. Now I'd like to change that icon, so that it's obvious it's the Google Drive folder. How do I find the ...
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Can I use shortcuts from a directory in PATH?

I'd like to have a directory, add it to my PATH, and put shortcuts to executables in it. I've done it in a Linux and it worked so wonderfully, but it doesn't seem to work on Windows -- it just can't ...
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DbVisualizer Error “No JVM could be found ..” and “please define EXE4J_JAVA_HOME”

On this download page i downloaded dbvisualizer.zip and unpacked it to a folder. Starting the dbvis.exe i get this error: No JVM could be found in your system. Please define EXE4J_JAVA_HOME to ...
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cmd - Choose which executable to run

Building off this question, is there a way to choose which convert to run while you're executing in the command prompt, or do you just have to reorder Path?
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Path too long when deleting from powershell on remote computer

What is the easiest way to delete the file on remote computer with powershell if name longer than 260 chars? I have the following code but I am hitting 260 chars limit. $s = New-PSSession -...
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Why does phonegap not find Android when I set my path?

I am trying to setup phonegap to build for android. When I installed phonegape, it told me : npm WARN engine ncallbacks@1.0.0: wanted: {"node":"~0.6.7"} (current: {"node":"0.12.5","npm":"2.11.2"}) - ...
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Installing extensions of a program that is installed twice

I have Python installed twice in my computer. The python.exe file is located once under C:\Python34 and again under C:\Anaconda3. The first was installed through the standard Python installation, ...
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Why is a folder name different to its name in the file path?

I'm having a surprising amount of difficulty searching for an answer to this seemingly simple question. I came across an article on MSDN titled "Naming Files, Paths, and Namespaces", which whilst ...
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Create PATH for OS X Python virtualenv install

I'm a Terminal and Python newbie, but I'm using virtualenv a lot right now for a Python project. Changing directories manually to source the virtualenv in my filesystem is quite tedious, so I'm ...
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Add application (Sublime Text) to PATH in ZShell

My config: MacBook pro 2014 OSX Yosemite ZShell I'd like to be able to type: EdChigliak $: sublime "filename.txt" and have my file opened in Sublime Text. I suppose I need to add Sublime Text ...
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Search directories listed in the PATH environment variable

I am trying to find and remove any instance of a .dll that appears in any directory that's on the PATH environment variable in windows. Is there an easy way to do this from the CMD window?
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How to set path for sudo commands

If I issue sudo my-command how does Linux look for that my-command? The my-command is in my PATH. I can invoke it without any problem. However, when I invoke it with sudo, I'll get command not ...
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Change to a “parallel” directory in a single instruction

I would like to move directly from the "Classwork" directory into the "Assembly" directory with a single command line instruction. If possible, I would like to use relative paths to do this: I ...
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PYTHONPATH variable can't be echoed by non-root

I edited my sudoers file by getting root privilege as sudo -i Then I edited my sudoers file by nano /etc/sudoers I added Defaults env_keep += "PYTHONPATH" to the sudoers file. Then from root, I ...
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How to copy-paste path statements for search results (Win 8)

Windows 8.1 I want to search my whole disc for folders whose names contain a certain text string. When I get the results, I want to be able to get a copy-pasteable path statement for each found ...
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Windows 7 cmd paths are different

I am trying to change the System paths on my computer. For some reason when I open cmd via run my paths are correct as expected. However when I Shift+Right Click in a directory + open cmd window ...
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Problems with PATH variable as sudo user

I'm having trouble to understand how the PATH variable is affected by sudo. I can run the command activator as a normal user because I've added the path where this application resides to that user's ....
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How to change CMD start directory [duplicate]

I want to change the CMD startup directory when I launch it via Start+R Currently, it points to my users folder. I need it to point to C:\Windows\System32\ When I navigate manually to C:\Windows\...
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How do I create a directory with a trailing space?

I'm using Windows 7 and need, for reasons outside my control, to create a directory ending in a single space. It will contain various files and subdirectories. I have attempted md and rename, also ...