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1. Homework & Coursework Questions
1. The problem statement:
What is the mesg value set for your environment? If it is on, how would you turn off your current
session? How would you set it permanently?
3. The attempts at a solution :
Read Unix The textbook.
3rd chapter has many things like environment variables and... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mahinkhan22
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have read tons of posts about how you can't set persisting environment variable in a child script of a shell and have it persist. The only way is to source a file as
% . <scriptname>
I am finding that true... but I know there is a way around it. I just don't know how. I worked for 6... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: rwa25
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
why are all environment variables represented in a fixed format regardless of the shell you use?
like $HOME $PATH etc (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sravani
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
say i define an environment variable in a particular script (upgrade.sh).
my script is upgarde.sh and it calls another script try.sh. will this environment variable be accessible to try.sh also. if not how to I make environment variables global so that they can be used by any script. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: lassimanji
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
If i have a variable set and exported in my pofile file will that variable be available in all shell scripts created.
Radhika. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: radhika03
I want to create a new EV(Environment Variable) through a c program and I done this thing through setenv() method. But the newly created EV is not permanent, i.e. when I exit from the program the EV also no longer lives. But I want to make it a permanent EV for the current user. Actually I... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumsin
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
1). i would like to know what is meant by environment variables?
2). is the number of envi variables is a constant number for unix systems?
3). how to see the list of envi variables (and the values of the envi variables)in a single command?
4). if this questions were already asked... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sekar sundaram
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is it possible somehow to unset all the environment variables which have been defined before in UNIX (Solaris).
Slava (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: spavlov
How-to get the environment variables in GNU.
getenv() only fetches the ones that you can find under export (not the ones under declare)...
best regars .David (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Esaia
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
what is the actual use of environment variables.
I know only PS1, LOGNAME, PS2 variables
what are the other variables & what is there use (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: indianguru