.bash profile

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The ~/.bash_profile ($HOME/.bash_profile) file is executed when you login using console or remotely using ssh.

Sample ~/.bash_profile file

# .bash_profile
 
# Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
	. ~/.bashrc
fi
 
# User specific environment and startup programs
 
PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin
 
export PATH
unset USERNAME


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