by Sai gowtham

How to reload a .bash_profile from the Terminal

In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to reload a .bash_profile from the terminal after making the changes to it.

Reloading the .bash_profile

We can reload a .bash_profile directly from the current terminal without opening a new one, by using the following command.

. ~/.bash_profile

The dot (.) operator execute commands from the file in the current environment.

Similarly, you can also use the source command.

source ~/.bash_profile

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