On Sat, 8 Sep 2012 17:55:16 -0700 (PDT), Rajib Bandopadhyay wrote:First, you may want to consider setting your Usenet application to
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> Friends, things are pretty quickly getting off my zone ofDo not worry, you are being fed information piecemeal about little
things that can bite you when running in cron and some information
about what certain types of apps require as part of the basic setup.
> Maybe a few months from now I would be in a positionHeh, heh, but by then it will seem like you know even less. :)
> to comprehend your discussion,
> but presently, I am a newbie.Well, doing a "locate bin/ | wc -l" on my Mageia Linux shows 5072 applications.
Rest assured I am pretty much a newbie also. :-D
> SoIf you were to read http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html ;
> what should be my script, considering that I use Debian Squeeze
> 6.0.3 main contrib non-free repos?
providing distribution and release enables subject matter experts to
provide more precise information/instructions. Depending on the
question, would not hurt to provide your Desktop manager name (Gnome,
KDE, LXDE, XFCE, Openbox, Enlightenment, Fvwm, Fluxbox, Window Maker,
IceWM, Blackbox, Afterstep, .....) and if you are running a 32 bit or
64 bit install.
As an example, you can compare what your interactive environment
Lots of the stuff in term.env may not be required, but that will
You may want to place environment variables in a script and source it.
Example. I have a several scripts that I source to make my script
$ cd /local/bin
My basic cron script would start out like:
That function has the basic PATH and any other variables I consider
$ sort /local/bin/function_path_app | uniq | wc -l
What I want to show you is my PATH setting in function_path_app
What is of intrest is /usr/lib64/qt4/bin
In particular is /lib64/. That is required on 64 bit installs. On 32
How did I figure out what I needed there? you ask. It was easy. I did
Some java applications might want JAVA_HOME and CLASSPATH set.
Just for fun run this in a terminal.
env | sort | grep PATH
I do not have a Debian install handy so I can not tell you what to
and those path variables you saw in tha above sort to your script.
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