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Can anybody please help me as to how to create a permaneent alias in the terminal.
When i create an alias in the terminal using the

alias name='function'

it stays till i close the terminal.

I am new to ubuntu.
can you please help.

marked as duplicate by steeldriver, user.dz, A.B., Eric Carvalho, karel Sep 3 '15 at 15:36

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There is a file called ~/.bashrc. If you put commands there, they will be performed every time you start a new shell. Use it to tune aliases, prompt, whatever.

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