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Old 02-18-2008
Alias problem

i'm trying to get the alias

alias "sudo su"=`sh`

whats wrong with this and how can i make an alias that has a space in it
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Old 02-18-2008
i think itmay be
alias sudosu='sh'
u should not put any whitespace either side of the = operater
try this it may help u
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