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CSHRC file format description

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

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cshrc - C Shell Startup Configuration File

The CSHRC configuration files are related to Unix C Shell. CSHRC file is a C Shell Startup Configuration File. The C shell (csh or the improved version, tcsh, on most machines) is a Unix shell that was created by Bill Joy while he was a graduate student at University of California, Berkeley in the late 1970s. The Unix C Shell seems to be no longer supported.

Unix C Shell
Configuration files
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C Shell Startup Configuration File related extensions:
General Settings File
Initialization File
Configuration File

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

Can't open a .cshrc 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, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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