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With command which we can get the pathname which would be executed in the current environment. But when I redefined a command with alias in .bashrc . The result returned by which is still the old one even in a new terminal. How can I get the right output?

$ which -a python
$ which python
$ python
Python 2.7.1+ (r271:86832, Apr 11 2011, 18:13:53) 
[GCC 4.5.2] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
$ /home/gerry/epd7/bin/python
Enthought Python Distribution --
Version: 7.1-2 (64-bit)

Python 2.7.2 |EPD 7.1-2 (64-bit)| (default, Jul  3 2011, 15:17:51) 
[GCC 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-44)] on linux2
Type "packages", "demo" or "enthought" for more information.

Update: I have tried source .bashrc, relogin,rebooting. None of them work. There must be cache somewhere. I am using Mint Linux 11 64bit

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You should reload the .bashrc with source .bashrc, or else, logout and login.

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No, relogin didn't work, even rebooting didn't help. There must be cache somewhere. –  gerry Jun 27 '12 at 4:32
No there is no cache but your are assuming solutions for Ubuntu work for Mint and that is not always the case. Please use a Ubuntu Mint forum for this question ;) –  Rinzwind Jun 27 '12 at 6:43

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