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it's fixed I just accidentaly removed a ' in my alias list
so where do I add the path dir?
# User specific aliases and functions
alias rm='rm -i'
alias cp='cp -i'
alias mv='mv -i'
alias rmf='rm -f'
# Source global definitions
if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then
Last edited by vegetassj2; 08-16-2006 at 02:21 PM.
I do believe that FreeDoughnut gave you the wrong information.
Personal aliases and functions belong in .bashrc (as you correctly did).
Changes to the PATH environment variable on the other hand should go in .bash_profile. I have to admit that not all distro's do this correctly. Check to see if there is an entry that looks like this:
in your .bash_profile.
If it is, you need to change it to:
If the entry is missing altogether, add the following line to your .bash_profile: