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Tricks for getting around your Linux file system

Mar 30, 2020, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra Henry-Stocker)

One of the easiest and most useful ways to ensure that you don't have to invest a lot of time into finding commands on a Linux system is to add the proper directories to your $PATH variable. The order of directories that you add to your $PATH variable is, however, very important. They determine the order in which the system will look through the directories to find the command to run -- stopping when it finds the first match.

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