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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Repetitive UNIX Commands

Aliases are an efficient way to abbreviate UNIX commands that are often used repetitively.  Just go to you .bashrc file and define an alias.  Here's an example of how to create an alias for the ls -l command:

Also, don't forget to enter the command source .bashrc after you are finished editing you .bashrc file.

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