On 4 February 2010 15:13, Richard R. Cahilig <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have a problem with my fedora 12 box. There is no /sbin and /usr/sbin PATH
> after using sudo. This is the output if I run the command echo $PATH.
> I tried to add the /sbin and /usr/sbin PATH in .bash_profile but I still have
> the same problem.
> If I use the command su, and if I run the command echo $PATH, the /sbin and
> the /usr/sbin is there.
> I need to use sudo instead of su for security reasons and I don't want to type
> the whole /sbin PATH if I will run some command from this /sbin. I don't know
> what is the problem I'm having in my fedora 12 box, please advise. Looking
> forward to your help. Sorry for my English.
As far as I understand this, sudo still uses your (the regular user's)
$PATH. Try setting $PATH in .bash_profile, logout and login again. The
logout and login is important. Technically you can just source your
.bash_profile and start working, but if you logout and login then you
know for sure whether this works for your subsequent sessions.
Hopefully this was helpful. Good Luck
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