Simon Simon - 2 months ago 21
Linux Question

Install Play! with activator on linux

I'm new with the framework Play! and Linux and I'm trying to install Play! scala.

I'm following the official tutorial (official play! tutorial)

But I have this problem :

when I run this command :

$ activator new my-first-app play-scala


I have this warning :

The program 'new' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
sudo apt-get install nmh


And when I run
sudo apt-get install nmh
It's said :
nmh is already the newest version.

(and I still have the same problem)

I also tried to run the activator UI, but I have an error as well :

Output key: !=unknown/error, -=none, 1=yes/on, 0=no/off


Am I doing something wrong?

Thank you in advance!

Edit : I had defined the PATH variable, but it has been canceled after that I closed the bash. It was the problem.

So I tried to define definitely the PATH variable with this command :

export PATH=$PATH


but it didn't work
I also tried this :

echo "export PATH=$PATH:/home/sim/Bureau/Site/play-2.2.3/" >> /etc/bash.bashrc


The line has been written in the bash.bashrc file, but it still doesn't work.
How can I define the PATH variable definitely?

m-z m-z
Answer

As stated in my comment, you'll want to add export PATH=$PATH:/full/path/to/activator/directory to your .bashrc file.

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