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How to configure the bash shell

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Configuration FilesEdit

  • /etc/profile
  • /etc/bashrc
  • ~/.bashrc
  • ~/.bash_profile

Configuration OptionsEdit

  • PATH
    • PATH=$PATH:/added/directories
    • Examples: PATH:$PATH:/usr/games/bin:/usr/apps/bin
  • aliases
    • alias newCommand='command --with --parameters'
    • alias ps='ps -ax'
  • command prompt

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