Linux Aliases

Aliases are shortcuts.  They are simple keystrokes commands.  Aliases avoid the need to type complex commands and their options.  Aliases are easy to create.  An alias is rarely more than one line of code. It is typical to store an alias in the  hidden .bashrc file.  In contrast, aliases can be stored in a dedicated file that is sourced by .bashrc.  The .bashrc file is run when the computer is booted.  As a result, the aliases are sourced and are placed into memory for immediate use.  Examples are listed below:

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