Mauricio Araya V.

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Basic bash customization

18 Mar 2015

Bash is my favorite shell when it comes to servers administration. I usually configure bash with some tweaks to make my life easier, the following lines can be placed on your ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bashrc:

Everything seems pretty easy, doesn’t it? Well, I’ll explain a little bit about the PATH setup:

export PATH="$PATH:$HOME/bin"

This will add ~/bin to your PATH so you can place there any script or binary file and execute/use it from anywhere.

If you want to learn more, go ahead and take a look at the Bash Beginners Guide.

Posted under DevOps tagged as DevOps, Bash, Linux