I accidentally did this:
command > ~/.bash_profile
command >> ~/.bash_profile
I know, I'm an idiot. Is there a way to recover the old
Thanks a lot for your help
PS: The machine is a macbook pro with Leopard.
Unless you had Time Machine or some other backup of the file, it's gone.
If that was the original .bash_profile, according to this page, the default setup for users is stored in
It's possible but unlikely. The effort involved in recovering it will most likely be harder than simply rewriting it or recovering it from a backup.