Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 04-27-2006, 02:54 PM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Apr 2006
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question alias specific to a user - or is that possible?

Is it possible to create an alias specific to a user on linux red hat 3.0?
if so, what is the correct syntax?
Old 04-27-2006, 03:14 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Edmonton AB, Canada
Distribution: Gentoo x86_64; Gentoo PPC; FreeBSD; OS X 10.9.4
Posts: 3,760
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 78
Do you mean a bash alias?
If so just add it to ~/.bashrc like so:

alias foo='foo -d'


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
User specific security settings Ziggie Linux - Enterprise 0 02-13-2006 10:53 AM
To restrict a specific user simi_virgo Linux - Newbie 1 02-26-2005 01:03 AM
Gnome Profiles for User Alias pymehta Linux - Software 0 06-12-2004 06:06 AM
rm specific user files Longinus Linux - Newbie 1 04-27-2004 02:09 PM
User Specific Startup scripts carbonnb Linux - Newbie 2 07-02-2003 07:33 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:22 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration