Bug 116551 - /sbin not set in path variable
/sbin not set in path variable
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2004-02-23 01:20 EST by Sean Earp
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-23 04:15:11 EST
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Description Sean Earp 2004-02-23 01:20:21 EST
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Description of problem:
On a clean install of FC2 Test 1, the   /sbin    directory is not set in the path variable for standard users (it IS for Root).  As such, utilities such as   ifconfig   do not work out of the box.  It is easy to workaround this problem by modifying the path in any number of ways, but    /sbin  should be part of the default path.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install FC2 Test 1
2.Log in
3.Run    ifconfig    from a terminal

Actual Results:  ifconfig can not be found

Expected Results:  ifconfig should run

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Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-02-23 04:15:11 EST
Intentional.  It has always been this way, incidentally.

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