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Linux Question
    #2744723 - 05/29/04 05:40 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)


im working with a shell on a website project, and i want to set an alias for ls to be 'ls --all --color'

The problem is, im not sure where to put that for it to auto-execute

the shell is sh, and i dont know the name of the file (ie .bashrc for bash)

Any help would be greatly appreciated :smile:


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Re: Linux Question [Re: Kremlin]
    #2752435 - 06/01/04 10:25 AM (13 years, 4 months ago)

I'm not a bash person, but in one of the dot files you would add something like:

alias ls='/bin/ls --all --color'

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Re: Linux Question [Re: Seuss]
    #2752871 - 06/01/04 01:44 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

add a .bashrc in your home directory and add

alias ls="ls color=auto"
then do:

source ~/.bashrc

or logout and back in and you should be good. I don't like to inclue the --all switch sometimes I don't want all the file to show up.

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Re: Linux Question [Re: Kremlin]
    #2754822 - 06/01/04 11:22 PM (13 years, 4 months ago)

You should be able to do it directly from the terminal emulator if you're running X.

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