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Old 11-16-2003, 06:59 AM   #1
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.bashrc, .bash_profile... not found?!

Hey ppl... I was just trying to set the parameters for aterm (u know, -tr, -tint blue -sh 50...) and for bitchx when I realised that I don't have the .bashrc or .bash_profile file ... and i'm like wtf?
I'm running gnome 2.4 on slack 9.1.

What am I to do?
Old 11-16-2003, 07:35 AM   #2
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By default there is no .bashrc and .bash_profile you need to create them

I normaly do this:

touch .profile
touch .logout
ln -s .profile .bashrc
ln -s .profile .bash_profile
ln -s .logout .bash_logout

vi .profile
vi .logout

I use the .profile and .login because some other shells use them.


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