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How to Use Aliases to Customize Ubuntu Commands

Sep 20, 2011, 11:00 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Aliases are a way for you to customize the commands by giving them aliases (nicknames). You can use them to remember hard commands or make short names to long commands you just hate to type. To setup aliases, right-click and create an empty file in your home directory and name it ".bash_aliases". Notice the period at the beginning of the name that will make the file hidden. Press "Ctrl+H" to show the hidden files.

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