I was setting path for anaconda. an answer to a question here has the following solution. I searched for
.bash_profile, but I can't seem to find it. How do I setup this file and get it to run on startup?
Ubuntu does not normally have a
You should add your change to the end of
.profile instead, since this file will not be read if
.bash_profile exists, and Ubuntu normally has code in
.profile to at least source
.bashrc in login shells, so we want it to be read!
I recommend you don't create any new files, but modify the existing
.profile (found in your home directory, but hidden as it starts with a
.) instead to add to your PATH. This is an appropriate and usual way of modifying your environment in Ubuntu