I've been following tutorials to edit
.bash_profile and I discovered that my computer has
.bash_profile files instead.
i.e. Only the
.bash_profile file is hidden.
However, I've been able to follow these tutorials just fine, I just edit my
profile file instead of
bashrc instead of
Is there a reason why these files are not hidden for me? And does it actually matter?
The thing I am confused about is that
profile are two different files (from my understanding - e.g. I can use the
touch command to create
profile, then when I use the
ls command to view these files, they are separate files.
So shouldn't there be an error from the terminal/bash initialisation program that's looking for
.bashrc, since I only have