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Make alias pemanent fast

Terminal - Make alias pemanent fast
PERMA () { echo "$@" >> ~/.bashrc; }
2009-09-28 16:03:24
User: zlemini
Functions: echo
Make alias pemanent fast

Simple function to permanently add an alias to your profile.

Tested on bash and Ksh, bash version above.

Here is the ksh version: PERMA () { print "$@" >> ~/.profile; }

Sample usage:

PERMA alias la='ls -a'

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What others think

Many Linux distros' ~/.bashrc files are configured to look for ~/.bash_aliases. to check yours, run:

grep aliases .bashrc

If you see something like this:

if [ -f ~/.bash_aliases ]; then

. ~/.bash_aliases

Then all you need to do to save aliases is:

alias > ~/.bash_aliases
Comment by unixmonkey3987 321 weeks and 1 day ago
alias >> ~/.bash_aliases

So as to keep any existing aliases.

Comment by DaveQB 321 weeks and 1 day ago

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