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Re: [SLUG] Environment Variables


On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Basil Dewhurst wrote:

> I'm installing a Museum Collection Management System (CMS) called Museolog.
> It requires PostgreSQL, Tomcat, and the latest JDK.  Is there a way to
> ensure that an environment variable you might create, like say TOMCAT_HOME
> or JAVA_HOME, persists after the terminal you created them in is closed?
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Edit /etc/profile and place your variables in there.

They'll then apply for every interaqction with the machine.

DaZZa