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I have just downloaded firebird and want to create a command called firebird which will automatically launch the program. I am using KDE. I added an alias to .bashrc but then the command only worked when I had konsole open. What I really want to do is be able to hit ALT+F2 and type in firebird and see the program launch.
So what file do I put the alias in? Is it .konsolerc? And does anyone know where in KDE the other aliases are stored, i.e. where is the prgramming line that causes Kword to run when you type in kword? When I ask for a list of aliases in bash this one doesn't come up.
/usr/bin is where firebird is, which will be in your normal user's path, so why not ALT-F2 then neter firebird? If firebird is NOT found in your normal path, then simply add a softlink from /usr/bin to where firebird is. What am I missing?