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Linux, Bash .profile does not execute

I am running RHEL 6.2, and created a user but it does not execute a .profile file:

[root@xxx02 ~]# su - brk
[brk@xxx02 ~]$
[brk@xxx02 ~]$ echo $0
-bash
[brk@xxx02 ~]$
[brk@xxx02 ~]$ . ./.profile

MQSI 7.0.0.1
/opt/ibm/mqsi/7.0

[brk@xxx02 ~]$

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How can I get the .profile to execute upon swtiching to the user
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Los Angeles1
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Los Angeles1
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jgiordanoCommented:
you could edit the .bashrc script to include the path of the .profile you are sourcing.
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Kerem ERSOYPresidentCommented:
If you want automatic running then edit your  ~/.bashrc (~ means your home directory)

Add this line at the end of the file:


.  ~/.profile

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If you want to run it from the command line then use this command:

source ./.profile

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Cheers,
K.
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jgiordanoCommented:
I already told him to include the .profile in is .bashrc script
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