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Old 03-02-2011, 11:11 PM   #1
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Question How to define alias in liux

please reply. it's urgent
Old 03-02-2011, 11:32 PM   #2
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Please do not use words such as urgent next time. Saying that pretty much makes us NOT want to reply. Thanks for understanding,

Old 03-03-2011, 12:27 AM   #3
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Lightbulb alias in linux

with the help of following command we can create alias of linux command
alias <alias_name>="<alias_value>"
alias goto="cd/home/vishwajeet/database/"

when we type "goto" at the shell prompt then it will change the pwd to /home/vishwajeet/database/

The alias created above is temporary and exits only for the current seesion.
To make it work permanently we should add this alias to .bash_profile file.
cd /root
vim .bash_profile
alias goto="cd/home/vishwajeet/database/"
Old 03-03-2011, 06:32 AM   #4
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...Um, what's the question?

Vishwajeet, is your second post the solution to your original problem? If it is, mark the thread as [SOLVED] --- if you're logged in, you'll see the relevant link at the top of the thread.




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