8. Setting Environment Variables : Installation-Wide Environment Variables : User-definable Environment Variables
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User-definable Environment Variables
Some Vector environment variables can be set or reset by individual users in their local environment using operating system commands. Those set in a user’s local environment supersede the Vector environment variables set system-wide.
A good place to set user-defined environment variables is the user’s .bashrc or profile file.
To set an environment variable in the local environment
Use the command appropriate to your environment.
For example, an environment variable typically set in the user’s local environment is TERM_INGRES. It specifies the termcap definition to be used by the forms system. It can be redefined locally by entering commands at the operating system prompt:
export TERM_INGRES=konsolel
To display the values set in your user environment
Enter the following command at the operating system prompt: