FreeKB - Linux Commands alias (create commands)
Linux Commands - alias (create commands)

The alias command is used to create a command that will invoke another command. In this example, the dte command will invoke the date command.

alias user=whoami


The user command now returns whoami.

~]$ user


The unalis command can be used to remove the alias.

unalias user


The alias command will not survive when the user logs out or the system is restarted. To create a permanent alias, the alias would need to be created in /home/username/.bash_profile, like this.

alias user=whoami
export alias


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