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How to work with alias command in unix?

Finding a file with its name in unix/linux?


In order to make a alias shortcut permanent you need to make that entry into the .profile file of your home directory.

to find out the file go to your home directory and type
$ ls -latr

This command will show all hidden files (.profile is also a hidden file)finding .profile file

Then edit the file using vi editor i.e.
$ vi .profile

vi entry
Make the desired entries and save the file , same can be seen in below screenshots.

Then just restart your system , to let the .profile execute and make your shortcuts permanent 🙂 🙂