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How to create terminal aliases

How to create terminal aliases

What is an Alias

Aliases are nothing more than keyboard shortcuts or abbreviations, and although they’re a bit limited, they’re great for simple commands.

Alias Structure

  1. alias

  2. shortcut name

  3. =

  4. ‘your_command’

How to Create a Permanent Alias in the Text Editor (Sublime)

Open a terminal of your choice and insert this command which will open the bash profile in Sublime Editor: subl ~/.bash_profile

Alias Examples

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alias c=’clear’

alias gp=’git pull’

alias gs=’git status’



Save Changes

Once you have created the alias(es), restart the terminaln to save/apply these changes