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How do I set system environment variables in Windows 10? [duplicate]

How do I set a system environment variable in Windows 10 (without using the registry editor)? (Note: Other answers don't specifically address Windows 10 - at least not yet - and they leave off ...
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Easier way to change environment variables in Windows 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I know that I can edit my environment variables in windows 8 by going to Start -> All Apps -&...
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Add /usr/local/sbin to the PATH of a user [duplicate]

if I type echo $PATH I only get /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin:/usr/local/games:/usr/games how can I add /usr/local/sbin to the path, so it is already there the next time? (I use debian squeeze)
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How is it that I can run explorer.exe from any directory in the command prompt? [duplicate]

How is it that I can run explorer from command prompt regardless of which directory I'm in? How can I mimic this with my own exe? Is it merely the fact that this exe exists in the Windows dir?
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Setting path in Windows 7 command prompt [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set PATH and other environment variables? How can one set the path permanently in command-prompt. I tried using the following code :- set path=%path%;C:\python27 It ...
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Set environment variables from command line - and make them stick globally [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? In Windows 2008 Server R2, once I set an environment variable in the command line, how can I make ...
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Set nano as a default editor over Vim [duplicate]

Every time I login to ssh terminal to edit files I execute the command export EDITOR=nano How Could I set nano as default editor so I shouldn't execute this command anymore
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How to set environment variables on Windows 8 [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to set environment variables for Windows 8? I can't figure out how. I've tried following instructions for Windows 7, but they don't apply to Windows 8.
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In which places is the Windows %PATH% defined? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I ran a third-party install script which added its folders to the %PATH% variable in the Windows ...
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How can I permanently add a path to my bash profile? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I set PATH and other environment variables? I would like to put the path of a binary in my bash profile which is not present in the usual location like /usr/bin or /...
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Setting environment variables Mac 10.6 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? How to set an environment variable in Mac OS 10.6. I am finding it difficult or the options that ...
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Environment Variables and Shell Rc File [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I am trying to automatically establish a connection with Amazon s3 using keys. This documentation ...
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Changing Windows 7 PATH avriable [duplicate]

I saw this question and answer but this is not working for me. I am following Python tutorials. There is a section that requires me to change the path variable. I used the instructions in the command ...
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How to set environment variable in OS X Lion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I want to add a path variable to the directory ~/bin How should I do it in OS X Lion?
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Edit the command line path for an executable on OSX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are PATH and other environment variables, and how can I set or use them? I have the default package of Ruby installed that shipped with the OS, which is an older version. ...
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