> Hi, I am new, very new to Solaris but have used Linux for a while, can
> anyone kindly answer these questions:
> 1. How do I make settings in the PATH and LD_LIBRARY_PATH permanent, I used
> the export command to test a new installation of Apache, which promptly
> stopped working on a reboot.
a) put whatever PATH you want in your .profile/.cshrc
b) do not use LD_LIBRARY_PATH unless necessary: use LD_OPTIONS when you
build packages, and consider using crle
you may also wish to have your startup script sourced when you open a
terminal - see .dtprofile
Quote:> 2. Why is there no up arrow to recall the last commands?
Because either you are using a shell that does not do that, or you are
using one and you have not correctly configured it to respond to the
Quote:> 3. Can the shell be made to work like Linux BASH, with auto complete etc?
"the shell" is a bit wide of the mark, on Solaris 8, I have bash, csh,
ksh, sh, tcsh and zsh all in /bin. If you want bash, use bash.
Paul Floyd http://paulf.free.fr (for what it's worth)
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