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Old November 25th, 2003, 11:04 AM
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Hi,
I think I posted this in the wrong forum (what's PHP anyway?)

I'm currently working my way through 'Beginning Red Hat Linux 9’, which has been great up until chapter 9. The book goes into the details of setting up server services, explains how to start the relevant service, and then try’s to explain how to control that service from bash.

My bash prompt doesn’t have the command 'service' therefore doesn’t work and I can't progress through the chapter, (which is annoying)

Does anybody have any ideas on this? Any help would be great??


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I've solved this problem now, the 'service' command is in a different location to the standard bash command locations so by adding the location of the command at the start allows the shell to use the command ( Which the book dosn't say ). I guess this location can be added to the customizable options of the shell.

Example:
/sbin/service httpd start


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To add the /sbin directory to bash shell command search paths

Type:

PATH=$PATH:/sbin

This will append /sbin to the end of your existing paths.

You may find it useful to add /usr/sbin too using RH.

To check your paths type env

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