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    can not find bashrc


    How to create it?
    I have read man bash but I need step by step.

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    Trusted Penguin Irithori's Avatar
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    I assume, you mean your .bashrc, not the systemwide one.
    It is a textfile in your home directory.
    So this should do:
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    vi ~/.bashrc
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    Just remember, after editing file, it won't take effect until you open a new shell... or can force immediately with "source ~/.bashrc"

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    The period or dot at the start of the filename makes it hidden by default. Thus you won't see it using ls in a terminal or with your file manager unless you specifically tell them to show hidden files.

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