BASH_LOGIN file format description

Many people share .bash_login files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .bash_login file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .bash_login files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.bash_login - Bash Login Script

The BASH_LOGIN configuration files are related to Bash. The BASH_LOGIN file is a Bash Login Script. Bash (Bourne Again SHell) is a Unix shell and command language written by Brian Fox for the GNU Project as a free software replacement for the Bourne shell.

Configuration files
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Bash Login Script related extensions:
Bash Configuration
Bash History Data
Bash Logout Script
Bash Shell User Profile
Bash Shell Profile
Unix Shell Script

Naturally, other applications may also use the .bash_login file extension. Even harmful programs can create .bash_login files. Be especially cautious with .bash_login files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .bash_login file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8/10, Windows 11, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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