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    Posted June 16, 2013 - 3:35 pm

    The history feature in Unix shells can save you a lot of time when typing long, fairly repetitious commands, but don't count on it to accurately represent history.
  • Unix How To: Aliases and Functions

    Posted March 24, 2010 - 3:43 pm

    With the right set of functions and aliases, Unix users can save themselves time and trouble and make their Unix accounts a lot nicer to use. In today's "how to", we're going to look at a simple function for setting up aliases and another that makes an alias-like change to a system command.
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