TLDR: have to define an alias/variable using the
export command, I can't use the full path and using a relative path (i.e. defining the alias while in the directory directly above what I want to assign) gives a
Not found error. Anything else I can do?
I have to run these two commands:
Except the system is not my own, so I don't have permission to
/usr/local/freesurfer . So I improvised and installed the program called freesurfer elsewhere (the full install path is
So I've been trying to set the alias
FREESURFER_HOME to the freesurfer directory (I need to do this step because the
SetUpFreeSurfer.sh file assumes its defined and uses it.
When I use the full path like so:
export FREESURFER_HOME=/Raid6/users/bob/Downloads/freesurfer and then type
$FREESURFER_HOME and press enter, I get a "Permission denied" error.
So I navigated to my Downloads directory such that typing
ls would list, among other things, the
freesurfer directory. And then I try
export FREESURFER_HOME=freesurfer, but after I do that typing
$FREESURFER_HOME and pressing enter gives me the message
freesurfer: not found.
Not sure what to do/try from here, any help is greatly appreciated!