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Re: rm -r * and the default prompt

>Generally, after installing any system, I add this to ~/.profile for
>alias rm="/bin/rm -i"

This is a BAD thing to do.  If you want this use a different name, like:

  alias del="/bin/rm -i"

Otherwise it is all too easy to get into the habit of doing

  rm *

and picking the ones you want, which is fine until you log into a system that 
doesn't have the alias, or you su and lose the alias.

Cheers, Phil.

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