Os - (Search) Path Environment Variable

> Operating System - Kernel (Windows, Unix, Linux)

1 - About

The PATH environment variable allows to not type the entire path of a command. (executable binary file)

It contains a list of directory path where the operating system will search for executable files.

See: File System - Path


3 - Os

3.1 - Unix

For Linux: Linux - How to set the $PATH environment variable?

Unix paths use a colon to split entries.

3.2 - Windows

Windows paths use a semi-colon to split entries.

Windows - Environment Variable