Profile unix updating user
Is there a command that I can use to re-process the .profile file for a particular user without them having to log out and then back in?
man bash should tell you the right name and directory. Where you want something distinct between interactive and non-interactive use, that may be when you would be most inclined to use both .bash_profile and .bashrc.
The following are the profile files of the commonly used shells: The content of the other profile will depend on the syntax of the respective shell.
If not, you probably have no default profile (in /etc usually) or some additional issue to fix.
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# ~/.profile: executed by the command interpreter for login shells.
# This file is not read by bash(1), if ~/.bash_profile or ~/.bash_login # exists. # the default umask is set in /etc/profile; for setting the umask # for ssh logins, install and configure the libpam-umask package.