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What is the best and standard way for setting env vars in Linux so they are visible for all processes (and users) ?

Is adding them to /etc/environment the best practice ?

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  • What Unix are you using? – Kusalananda Jun 29 '17 at 11:00
  • I am interested in generic Unix way. If there is not then generic Linux answer is next :) – Arkonix Jun 29 '17 at 11:03