I am trying to run a program called FLASh (https://ccb.jhu.edu/software/FLASH/) and need to add it to my bash.

I am not sure how to do this. I have tried:


How can I add it to my .bash_profile?

Right now, the program comes up with an error, even though I have supposedly installed it:

 -bash: flash: command not found 

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  • where exactly is installed FLASh? – Romeo Ninov Jun 27 '17 at 12:05
  • You have to exort PATH after making the change, i.e. export PATH=~/opt/bin/bash/flash:$PATH – Bananguin Jun 27 '17 at 12:05
  • @RomeoNinov Its installed in Downloads: ie. /Users/user1/Downloads/FLASH-1.2.11 – user4476006 Jun 27 '17 at 12:08
  • @Bananguin That didn't work.. – user4476006 Jun 27 '17 at 12:08
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    @user4476006 The path is still wrong. It should contain the directory that holds the flash executable. – Kusalananda Jun 27 '17 at 12:27

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