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Old 01-23-2010, 09:34 AM   #1
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How to set permanent alias

Hi friends,

I want to set permanent alias for ls -lX and ls -la

I use

alias lx="ls -lX" and
alias la="ls -la"

The problem is when I su to root and get back to the user I use, the alias become unset or it is cleared. I want to make it permanent or even add it to some profile file maybe if any, to use it always when become a user. This is very useful when working with console.
Old 01-23-2010, 10:03 AM   #2
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