File Extension Library

.BASH_HISTORY File Extension

  • Developer by: The GNU Project
  • Category: System Files
  • Format: Text

What are .BASH_HISTORY files and how to open them?

Can't open .BASH_HISTORY file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .BASH_HISTORY file.

What is a .BASH_HISTORY file extension?

.BASH_HISTORY file extension is created by The GNU Project. .BASH_HISTORY has been classified as System Files. The format of .BASH_HISTORY file is Text.

.BASH_HISTORY is Bash History File

File created by Bash, a Unix-based shell program commonly used on Mac OS X and Linux operating systems; stores a history of user commands entered at the command prompt; used for viewing old commands that have been executed.

BASH_HISTORY files are hidden files with no filename prefix. They always use the filename .bash_history.

NOTE: Bash is the shell program used by Apple Terminal.

List of all softwares that can open the Bash History File
Apple Terminal
GNU Bash
GNU Bash

How to fix problems with .BASH_HISTORY files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .BASH_HISTORY files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .BASH_HISTORY file format
  2. You need to check the .BASH_HISTORY file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)