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Add Environment variables and aliases to Bash on Mac OSX

Refrences:
1. http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/howto-linux-unix-bash-shell-setup-prompt.html
2. http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/bash-shell-change-the-color-of-my-shell-prompt-under-linux-or-unix/

Add following in ~/.profile (or ~/.bash_profile, or ~/.bashrc, or /etc/profile if you have access):
export JAVA_VERSION=1.8 export JAVA_HOME=/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_40.jdk/Contents/Home export PATH=$PATH:$JAVA_HOME/bin alias ll='ls -al' # This alias recursively destroys all .DS_Store files in the folder I am currently in alias killDS='find . -name *.DS_Store -type f -delete' # This alias reloads this file alias reload_profile='. ~/.profile' # Mac get stuck very often and are extremely slow and unstable on shutdowns. This forces a shutdown. alias poweroff='sudo /sbin/shutdown -h now' # To ignore space changes while doing git diff alias gitdf='git diff --ignore-space-change' # Show Git branch in prompt parse_git_branch() { git branch 2…