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I cannot use the ~/.bash_login in Terminal

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alfredfromthornhill Calculating status...
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Feb 7, 2013 1:29 AM

Hi,

i want to install the andriod SDK and get the emulator for the purpose of the mobile programming.

But I have a big problem to use the ~/.bash_login or ~/.profile or ~/.bashrv to login and assign the $PATH.

 

 

Inside the Terminal_Bash window:

Last login: Thu Feb  7 04:21:45 on ttys004

Paul-Lees-MacBook-Pro:~ paullee$ ~/.bash_login

-bash: /Users/paullee/.bash_login: No such file or directory

Paul-Lees-MacBook-Pro:~ paullee$

 

All the time it show the error "no such file or directory"...How can I fix this problem?

Thx.

Alfred Li

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,630 points)

    Back up all data.
      
    Select
      
    Shell ▹ New Command
      
    from the Terminal menu bar. Copy and paste the following line into the text box that opens:
    mkdir disabled_shell_files; mv .profile .bash* $_
      
    Your old shell initialization and history files will be saved in a directory with the indicated name at the top level of your home directory.

  • Linc Davis Level 10 Level 10 (107,630 points)

    You are not ready to use the shell. I can't teach you how to use it here. You need to work through a book, with exercises. If there's a specific task you need to do right away, I may be able to give you a copy-and-paste solution.

     

    Shell Scripting Primer: Introduction

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