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I've placed several alias cmds in my .profile so that when I login I can use them. But when I type any of the alias's none of them work in the shell. If I type an alias in the shell, it then works fine. Where do I go to figure out why the stuff in .profile aint working?
I'm running Linux Mint 17.0. I've logged in and am running a BASH. The .profle existed and I've modified it to include three lines, viz.
alias lsd="ls -a"
alias lsa="ls -a"
alias lsl="ls -al"
And no, I have not tried using bashrc.
Yes, I have tried logging out and logging back it. But the alias's are still not working. And I do not have .bashrc or bashrc available to me. Is there perhaps something missing from the alias cmd that needs to be there in the .profile?? Since the $PATH has changed to include ~/bin I know that the .profile is used. I'm missing something and I'm not sure what might be going on.