Re: A few stupid(?) questions...
> 1. The Bourne Again SHell seems to require a '.\' before the
I guess you mean "./", don't you? ---------------+
> executable name in order to be able to execute the program (all
> programs in the /usr/games directory).
Check your PATH setting: is "." part of the search path?
> 2. I've created .bashrc, .bash_profile, and .bash_aliases in my
> /root directory, and /home/dbl home directory. However, bash does
> not seem to load these up. I've modified the files to allow for an
> easier transition from DOS/OS2 command prompts.
Read the bash manual:
.bashrc is only loaded by non-interactive shells. Put the following at
the top of your .bash_profile:
if [ -r $HOME/.bashrc ]
And .bash_aliases is not an autoloaded file too, use the same
construct as above.