Sometimes, you have to edit the global path on your Mac to do something. For beginners, it is quite hard to find the file that contains the path. That is the topic of this post.
First, you can check what the current PATH by
echo $PATH. Then,
echo $SHELL to find what is your current
SHELL. I am using
zsh and this is what you see.
If you have never changed your
SHELL, it would be
If you are using
bash, the target file is
~/.bash_profile. If you are using
zsh, you need to modify
~/.zshrc. In practice, you would better do not touch the
.zshrc file. You are suggested to add the PATH into
That is it.