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Old 01-18-2012
Can't find where alias is set

I have an alias set on linux:

progs -> /home/user01/prog1.pl

the location of prog is changes to /home/user01/new/prog1.pl

so I need to modify alias, except I can not find where it is set. It is not in .bashrc or .profile, it is visible by "alias" command.

Sorry if it is trivial.
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Old 01-18-2012
Look in /etc/profile.
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Old 01-18-2012
Thanks for reply but it is not there as well.

Is there is any way to modify it by command line?
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Old 01-18-2012
Hi,
sometimes aliases are defined in ~/.bash_aliases or ~/.bash_login

Anyway you may set an alias by command line with:
Code:
alias <alias>='<command>'

but it's valid only in the current interactive shell.

see also:
http://tldp.org/LDP/Bash-Beginners-G...ect_03_05.html


see ya
fra
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Old 01-18-2012
yes, I can set alias for the current shell like that.

And I don't have ~/.bash_aliases

Still wondering where the alias might be

---------- Post updated at 04:08 PM ---------- Previous update was at 03:11 PM ----------

ok solved

alias was in /etc/bash.bashrc (wtf??? Smilie)

Thanks for suggestions though
 

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