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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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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Adding an .exe to default path without adding the directory

For example, I want to add notepad++ to my PATH, however the directory also contains uninstall.exe and several other files/executables and I don't want them to "pollute" my path. Can I just add the ...
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Why can't Excel open a file when run from task scheduler?

I wrote a powershell script that opens an excel workbook and runs a macro. When I run that script from PS console, or even from command line using powershell.exe script.ps1, it jus works. When I set ...
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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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How to uninstall preinstalled UNIX software on Mac OS X?

I want to uninstall some applications shipped with Mac OS that are a part of UNIX. My plan is to uninstall most of the default stuff to install it via Macports. That would make upgrading, ...
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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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Setting environment variables and appending to system-wide %PATH% with a Windows batch file

I'm trying to set three environment variables and append them to the machine path. Right now my code is like this: setx CATALINA_HOME "C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7" /m ...
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How to set cron PATH globally (i.e. for all users) permanently?

We need to have /usr/local/bin in cron's path for all users. Is there a way to set it system-wide, without needing to edit each individual user's crontab? We've tried adding PATH to /etc/crontab: # ...
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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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Windows 7's PATH and environment variables are corrupted

I have no clue, but lately I've been having this problem. After running my workstation suddenly something destroys PATH and lots of stuff stops working. Initially, my path had MANY directories listed ...
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Is there a convenient way to edit PATH in Windows 7?

I do not understand why Windows 7 is still adopting this stuffy dialog box? I feel uncomfortable when editing and looking-up a path in this narrow text box. Is there a convenient way to edit PATH ...
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How can I find out the actual path to an EXE or BAT file?

If I have a long and involved PATH and I type the name of some command, how do I find out where the EXE or BAT file actually lives. I thought TRUENAME did this but it's gone from XP and I'm not sure ...
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How do I stroke a path in GIMP (or, just draw a line)?

I want to just draw a simple line in GIMP. The usual method, which I'm sure worked before, is to use a path then stroke it. I selected the path tool, then clicked 2 points to make a straight line ...
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Different PATH environment variable for 32bit and 64bit Windows - is it possible?

Is it possible to have whole or part of PATH environment variable specific to the type of running process's image (32bit/64bit)? When I run some app from within 64bit cmd.exe I would like to have it ...
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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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How to update the PATH user environment variable from command-line

I have a system PATH variable with the system level config. I use the user PATH variable to complement the PATH with user-specific config. I would like to update the user PATH variable from ...
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windows cannot find %windir%\System32\msdt.exe

I'm having this issue when i'm on Device and Printers and i'm trying to load this particular path. I think my disk / bios had just went kaputz. It somehow forgot where the system paths are like ...
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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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CMD: Append to path without duplicating it?

For one CMD session I can easily set a new path: SET PATH=%PATH%;"insert custom path here" Doing so in a batch file does not consider whether the custom path is already included. How do I avoid ...
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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 ...
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How to unzip zip archives that have more than 260 symbols in their name?

I have a big zip file (approximately 650 MB) that I want to unzip. I already shortened the name of the zip file to just 1 letter and stored it directly on the C: folder. So I can´t shorten the path ...
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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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Too many folders in the path variable

I've encountered a strange issue - I can't launch Visual Studio, nor run simple commands from command prompt, seemingly due to my PATH variable being too long. Now that I look at it, I see that many ...
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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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Add only non-python packages to path when installing anaconda

After downloading Anaconda and installing by: bash Anaconda-2.x.x-Linux-x86[_64].sh I was prompted for adding anaconda to the path. I wanted to do this to run spyder from terminal. This however, ...
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How To Add Python to the Windows Path

How do I add python to the windows PATH permanently?
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Windows 7 “open command window here” not getting updated path variable

I have just edited my PATH variable, adding one directory at the end. When I run CMD.EXE from the start menu and typed PATH, I could see my new directory. But when I opened a command window by ...
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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 ...
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How to change a symlink in OS X?

How do I change where a symlink points to, without deleting and creating a new one (with ln -s "/path/to/point/to" "/path/where/symlink/is")? When I tried doing that to Java's "Current" symlink, Java ...
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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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How do I find out where paths in my $PATH were defined?

There are some paths in $PATH, which I don't want. I'm not sure how they got there; they aren't coming from my .profile. Is there a way to determine which scripts are modifying $PATH?
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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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exe file copied into c:\Windows\System32 not found in MinGW/MSYS

I have downloaded the sdelete tool from Microsoft and copied it into c:\Windows\System32 (Windows Server 2008R2). I thought the file should be accessible from MinGW/MSYS as exe files on the search ...
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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 ...