Linked by Tony Steidler-Dennison on Thu 10th Jul 2008 16:37 UTC
Linux The Linux desktop has come a long, long way, but there are still times when I have to use the command line. (I am a hardcore user, after all.) But even though I'm used to typing, spending hours upon hours with my fingers at the keyboard, I still grow tired of typing the same commands over and over. To reduce that tedium, I always add aliases to my .bashrc file.
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RE: rm alias
by J-freebsd_98 on Fri 11th Jul 2008 10:14 UTC in reply to "rm alias"
J-freebsd_98
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2006-01-01

i've aliased rm to essentially "what ???"
so I have to type the full path /bin/rm
and habitually use -iv "always"
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the time it takes to type "/bin/rm -iv"
seems to prevent the hurriedly-typing
errors (rm oops I meant cp) which
otherwise could occur.
HAS WORKED for over 3 years great here
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