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I have a .bash_profile, and its giving me an error "Unexpected end of file" I have no clue whats wrong, here it is,

# .bash_profile

# Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
. ~/.bashrc
fi

# User specific environment and startup programs
export PS1="\u@\h\\$"
PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin

export PATH

It shows syntax error at line 11. But there is no line 11?...

Also, its not setting my ps1, but I'm supposing thats because the unexpected end of file.

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closed as too localized by quanta, Michael Hampton, HopelessN00b, mdpc, Iain Dec 24 '12 at 7:43

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Do you write it on the Windows and upload to the Linux? –  quanta Dec 24 '12 at 6:08
    
@quanta Yes. Using dreamweaver –  Necro. Dec 24 '12 at 6:08
    
I just tried seeing if there was an extra line using the vi command, but it showed only 10 lines. Very weird. –  Necro. Dec 24 '12 at 6:09
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Google: Windows vs. Linux newline. –  quanta Dec 24 '12 at 6:09
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Whilst bash is generally considered topical here, using dreamweaver on windows and uploading to unix isn't something a sysadmin would do. You'll probably find the answer to your dilema here. –  Iain Dec 24 '12 at 7:47

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So, I believe there are special characters in your file.

You can check the same by using vim, instead of vi

Or if you open the file in vi, you can use this command to see the special characters.

:set list

After fixing it, you can use this command to get back to normal viewing mode

:set nolist

Once you remove the special characters, it should work fine.

Also, if you have emacs installed, that can also help you in the same, though I love vim and would always like to stick with that :)

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