In order to update and see changes made in the shell environment, most of the time a reload is required. So, instead of restarting the machine and wasting a lot of time, a simple command will reload the bash, zsh, ksh or whatever shell you are using.
- Shell environment
Open Terminal, and run the following command:
$ source ~/.bashrc
$ . ~/.bashrc
.bashrc is missing, try with
The same command applies to the other shell environments as well. If you are using
zsh, which is a popular choice today, replace
~/.zshrc. For example:
As always, hope this was practical and If you know any other ways to reload/restart a shell environment, please let me know. Feel free to leave a comment below and if you find this tutorial useful, follow our official channel on Telegram.