Tag: linux

Useful Bash Aliases

August 17, 2019

When it comes to working on the command line, we all want to be as efficient as possible and make life more manageable, whether we are doing a `git status` or just trying to ping an IP address.

How to Set Up Bash Aliases

August 14, 2019

You are probably here because you want to be more efficient on the command line but are not sure where to begin. We need to start by having a dedicated place to put aliases, and that place is `~/.bash_aliases`. Let's figure out how to do that.

Do you need bash aliases?

August 11, 2019

How many commands, long or short, do you type multiple times a day? Could you be more efficient on the command line? I learned from early on, and I am still learning that I was not utilizing the tools I had to make me a competent terminal user. Having already used many aliases, I wanted to know what patterns and commands my day consisted of, so I set up a couple of tests.