what is the use of .bash_profile file?

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  1. kawaikx15

    kawaikx15 New Member

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    what is the purpose of .bash_profile in a unix OS?

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    ryanvade Administrator Staff Member Staff Writer

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    When a user login then the shell will check .bash_profile to get more details for user like User specific environment and startup programs.
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