Linux Environment Variables

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BASH /bin/bash
BASH_VERSION 4.3.11(1)-release
DISPLAY display that X11 programs should use by default :0
HOME home directory of the current user /home/username
IFS Internal Field Separator that is used by the parser for word splitting after expansion
LANG default system locale en_US.UTF-8
PATH search path for commands /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/games:/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/db/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/java-7-oracle/jre/bin
PS1 characters that the shell displays as your command prompt \[\e]0;\u@\h: \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\u@\h:\w\$
PS2 secondary prompt >
PWD current working directory as set by the cd command /tmp
RANDOM generates random integer between 0 and 32,767 each time it is referenced
SHLVL increments by one each time an instance of bash is started 1
TERM display type xterm
TZ time zone EST
UID numeric user ID of the current user, initialized at shell startup 1000

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