making aliases system wide

Nitai @ ComputerOil nitai at
Mon Mar 21 09:23:07 UTC 2005

You will need to use symbolic links. "ln -s" is your friend. Type "man ln" in your shell.


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> From: fedora-list-bounces at [mailto:fedora-list-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Mark Sargent
> Sent: Montag, 21. März 2005 10:20
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: making aliases system wide
> Hi All,
> I know that alias shows all aliases, and alias dirmysql='cd
> /usr/local/mysql' allows me to just type dirmysql @ the promt to move to
> the mysql dir. But, how do I get this to be system wide and remain after
> a reboot. At the moment, if I open another terminal window after making
> the alias, it doesn't carry over to the new one. My book, Beginning
> Fedora2(I'm using 3 now) covers only how to make the alias. Could
> someone tell me what I need to make it permanent, or what I'm not
> understanding.? Cheers.
> Mark Sargent.
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