Setting Environment Variables for Session

Hi guys,

Complete novice here really but been running Opensuse 11.4 for a while and still enjoy using it. I work mostly as an Oracle Applications developer and have started to adventure into the world of JDeveloper.

Anyway, one of the installation steps on JDeveloper is to set the environment variable for JDEV_HOME to a specific path / directory.

For the life of me I can’t find a simple How-To on the net for OpenSuse and how i might be able to do this. In Windows it’s as simple as right click ‘My Computer’ and edit properties to add a new environment variable.

I’m using Gnome and what i believe is the Bash shell.

Thanks in advance


export :wink:

export  JDEV_HOME=/your/path/

To make it permanent add the line to your ~/.bashrc file.

Cheers Malcolm °¿° (Linux Counter #276890)
openSUSE 12.2 (x86_64) Kernel 3.4.6-2.10-desktop
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Thanks Malcolm, you’re a life saver.