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Re: [vox-tech] Linux 10.4 update problems
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Re: [vox-tech] Linux 10.4 update problems

On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 12:32:11AM -0800, Jason Snyder wrote:
>    I just upgraded to linux 10.4 from linux 9.10 and am having problems
>    with running programs and looking at directories in the terminal.
>    For instance the command ls should give me all the contents of the
>    directory that I am in.  However, this is what I get when I enter ls:
>    snyderjm@snyderjm-laptop:/$ ls
>    Command 'ls' is available in '/bin/ls'
>    The command could not be located because '/bin' is not included in the
>    PATH environment variable.
>    ls: command not found

Make sure that if you ever add something to your path, that you don't destroy
what was in your path before.

export PATH=$PATH:/my/extra/path/directory

Perhaps that is what happened.

Brian Lavender

"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to
show their absence!"

Professor Edsger Dijkstra
1972 Turing award recipient
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