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Old 07-24-2002
2 Simple Questions

Hi,

I am a dummy in unix. I have 2 simple questions.

1) I am the adminstrator. I want to set a alias that applied to all the users. I do not want to update each user's .profile or .cshrc file.

So is there a way to update it in one file so that it applies to all users ?

Example : I want to make an alias :
alias cls 'clear'

So where am I going to set it so that it applies to all users ?

2) My unix is SunOS 5.8. But what is the Solaris version like Solaris 2.5.1. How am I going to find out my Solaris version?

Please tell me the command.

Thanks
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Old 07-24-2002
Hi,

1. please try inserting your alias in /etc/profile

2. SunOS 5.8 is solaris 8
 

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