alias command

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While most of us cannot kick someone ass like Jennifer Garner in Alias, we can at least try to use the Linux alias command effectively.

An alias command is simple string substitution of one text for another, when it is used as the first word of a simple command.

In this article let us review how to set / unset bash aliases permanently and temporarily. Let us also review some useful bash alias examples that you can use in your bash startup files.

Unix LS Command: 15 Practical Examples

by Ramesh Natarajan on July 13, 2009

Ls Command for Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Red Hat, AIX, SUSE, CentOSls – Unix users and sysadmins cannot live without this two letter command. Whether you use it 10 times a day or 100 times a day, knowing the power of ls command can make your command line journey enjoyable.

In this article, let us review 15 practical examples of the mighty ls command.


[cd command hacks]This article is part of the ongoing Productivity Tips for Geeks series. cd is one of the most frequently used command during a Unix session. In this article, I’ve provided 6 cd command hacks, which will boost your productivity instantly and make it easier to navigate the directory structure from command line.