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11<version>1.9</version> 11<version>1.10</version>
12<date>2005-05-05</date> 12<date>2005-06-22</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Environment Variables?</title> 15<title>Environment Variables?</title>
16<subsection> 16<subsection>
17<title>What they are</title> 17<title>What they are</title>
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259<pre caption="Updating the environment"> 259<pre caption="Updating the environment">
260# <i>env-update &amp;&amp; source /etc/profile</i> 260# <i>env-update &amp;&amp; source /etc/profile</i>
261</pre> 261</pre>
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264The above command only updates the variables in your current terminal and
265<e>new</e> consoles. Thus, if you are working in X11, you will need to either
266type <c>source /etc/profile</c> in every new terminal you open or restart X so
267that all new terminals source the new variables.
263</body> 270</body>
264</subsection> 271</subsection>
265</section> 272</section>
266<section> 273<section>
267<title>Defining Variables Locally</title> 274<title>Defining Variables Locally</title>

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