Re: Alias problem
--- Aldous Huxley <email@example.com> wrote:
> Whenever I create the alias: [alias 'ls=ls --color=auto'] it works just
> fine until I log out and then log back in, then, magically, it's not
> there. Why doesn't linux save these changes to disk?
Alias are added to ~/.bashrc
To do this though, you will first need to edit ~/.bash_profile, and
uncomment (that is, remove the "#") such that it looks like:
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
Then you can save that file, edit ~/.bashrc and you'll see some
pre-defined aliases. One of which is already included as your original one
above, just commented out. When you have finished with that execute:
and all will be right with the world.
-- Thomas Adam
"The Linux Weekend Mechanic" -- http://linuxgazette.net
"TAG Editor" -- http://linuxgazette.net
"<shrug> We'll just save up your sins, Thomas, and punish
you for all of them at once when you get better. The
experience will probably kill you. :)"
-- Benjamin A. Okopnik (Linux Gazette Technical Editor)
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