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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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"create" the alias in the .login file in your home directory, then it will create itself each time you log in.
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by:vanchai
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write alias in .profile in your home.
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.login, .profile, .cshrc depending on which shell(s) you log in with...
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by:leandro
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write alias in general profile. So, all users can to use your alias.
In Solaris, the general profile is /etc/profile.
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even it's an duplicate question, here are some places to write aliases permanent
(depends on your login shell and/or OS which one will/can be used):

/etc/{bashrc,cshrc,profile,login,tcshrc}
/etc/cshrc.std
/etc/.{cshrc,login,tcshc,login}
/etc/csh.{cshrc,login}
~/.{bashrc,bash_history,cshrc,history,login,profile,tcshrc,zshrc}
(probably some more ;-)
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