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Re: How to make custom alias in ~.bash_profile work on F10 86_64



You do not have to logout.  You just got to 'source ~/.bash_profile' to make it work.

I am not using export after my aliases and it works.

:-)

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:
Yunus wrote:
> Hi Users of Fedora
>
> I added below line to last line fo my ~.bash_profile
>    alias l='ls -la'
> I logout and login again then try issuing:
>    $ l
> on command prompt but had no effect. Is there other way to make my
> custom alias (put in ~.bash_profile) work?
>
> It has no problem if I make an alias in gnome-terminal :
>    $ alias l='ls -la'
>    $ l
> Issuing 'l' command on command prompt will produce the desired result.
>
> Thank you
> yunus
>
If I remember correctly, you also need to export the alias. See if
adding "export l" to .bash_profile helps.

Mikkel
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