How to Create and Use .bashrc File on Windows 10
In this post, you’re going to learn how to create and then use the
.bashrc file on Windows 10.
First and foremost, to be able to use the file you need to have Git Bash installed.
If you don’t have it, download it from this website and install it.
Open up Git Bash and type in
This will create the file in
To test and see if the file is working, you can create a simple alias:
alias hello='echo Neutron dev tutorial'
In order for the change to take effect, you have to reopen Git Bash.
When you open it, you’ll be met with the following warning:
WARNING: Found ~/.bashrc but no ~/.bash_profile, ~/.bash_login or ~/.profile.
But also with an info message saying:
This looks like an incorrect setup. A ~/.bash_profile that loads ~/.bashrc will be created for you.
~/.bash_profile file was created automatically. That’s good!
Next time you’ll open Git Bash the warning and the above info message will not appear anymore.
Then type in
hello in your Git Bash terminal to execute the alias you just created.
That’s all! 😎
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