Aliases in Bash enable you to essentially create your own commands, or even just simplify existing ones. In this video, I’ll explain what aliases are, and I’ll show you some of my personal favorites. At the end, I’ll show you how to make your aliases persist between sessions.
In my Linux Commands for Beginners series, we’ll explore everything you need to know in order to be productive on the Linux Command Line. You’ll learn basic commands, input/output redirection, package management, resource monitoring, troubleshooting, and more. In the eighth video, we’ll explore command aliases.