Re: 2 questions
On Mon, 2 Sep 2002 18:39:11 -0400
Edward Guldemond <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 02:57:53PM -0700, Jianbo Wang wrote:
> > I installed woody on my pc. I have 2 questions:
> > 1. PATH: I tried to add some directories to PATH, and I change
> > /etc/profile and login.def, but $PATH doesn't change.
> > ( I add $PATH="$PATH:/new_dir" in /etc/profile and login.def)
> Put 'export' before the $PATH part. For example:
> export $PATH="$PATH:/new_dir"
The above won't work. You don't want the $ on the name of the variable
you are exporting. So, the line would look more like this:
However, /etc/profile already does the PATH exporting. When you added the
entry, did you ensure that the addition was before the line reading:
> > 2. How to add shutdown and reboot to logout menu?
This depends entirely on which login manager you are using.
Jamin W. Collins