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aliases in UNIX

Posted on 1998-12-18
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I can I create an alias and be able to use it each time I login?  Now I can create an alias, but when I logout and log back in I have to create it again.
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by:bchew
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This is a duplicate question.  You should delete it before someone answers it.
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by:avico
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Just put it in your .login file.
In this way it will run every time you log in.
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gurpreets earned 20 total points
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Just put the alias in your .profile file. This file runs automatically every time u login. So the alias will be created every time you login.
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