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changes to /etc/bash.bashrc not permanent

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http://askubuntu.com – After a recent upgrade to 12.04, auto tab completion was disable in /etc/bash.bashrc. I uncommented the following lines: if [ -f /etc/bash_completion ] && ! shopt -oq posix; then . /etc/bash_completion fi I tried to then run source /etc/bash.bashrc and . /etc/bash.bashrc but neither reloaded the config. They just gave me the error -sh: 1: source: not found. Typing in simply bash did seem to work and enabled auto tab completion. However after logging out of the server and then logging back in, I find that auto tab completion is not working again and the only way to get it wor (HowTos)