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100 Linux Tutorials: How to Add Terminal Aliases to Ubuntu Linux



Alias mainly used for abbreviating a system command, or for adding default arguments to a regularly used command. Create a file named ' .bash_aliases ' in home folder. open terminal :~$ touch ~/.bash_aliases Open file with gedit:~$ gedit ~/.bash_aliases Add your aliases in 'bash_aliases' file and save. See some example aliases: alias update='sudo apt-get update' alias upgrade='sudo apt-get upgrade' alias upgradef='sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade' alias install='sudo apt-get install' alias remove='sudo apt-get remove' alias autoremove='sudo apt-get autoremove' alias autoclean='sudo apt-get autoclean' alias search='apt-cache search' After saving the above file restart the terminal :~$ bash See your alises with :~$ alias Test your alias command with any aliases like ~$ upgradef Enjoy..........



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