I am trying to learn how to tweak my shell in the file but can't seems to find the file in my home directory or in
Is there any other file I need to search for, or am I expected to create one from scratch?
If you open Nautilus, the file browser, go to your HOME directory and press CTRL+H you will see then all the hidden files (since hidden files start with the DOT
The difference between
NOTE: If by some way you create
and look at the INVOCATION section. That will explain how bash starts up.
Look at .profile instead. I believe it loads that first then .bashrc.
.profile is loaded with each login. .bashrc is invoked with each subshell creation, including any subshells created within vi, emacs etc.