.bashrc is the Bash shell configuration file for a user's terminal login session.
.bashrc file is the central location for the configuration of an individual user's terminal login session. The various configuration options for
.bashrc allow a user to customize their login session to their preferences. Example customizations include including a list of
aliases from a file, making common
alias changes for the
ls command and
grep commands, and even customizing the terminal prompt format for the individual user's preference (for example, changing