Bash Aliases and Functions for MENG 421

Bash Aliases

These aliases and functions will be already defined if you use my Fvwm setup. Give the command alias to see the definitions.
alias dir='ls -la'
alias big='ls -Sla | head -20' # show biggest 20 files
alias cdwww='cd public_html'   # change to www
alias cp='cp -i'
alias eldo='ssh -l $LOGNAME eldorado.nmt.edu'
alias funct='declare -f'       # show bash functions
alias infohost='ssh -l $LOGNAME infohost.nmt.edu'
alias h='history | tail -38'
alias lookup='host'
alias m='more'
alias mv='mv -i'
alias pcolor='lpr -Pcolor'
alias ptrans='lpr -Ptransparency'
alias pub='cd /u/ftp/pub/people/'
alias qcolor='lpq -Pcolor'
alias qtrans='lpq -Ptransparency'
alias q5='lpq -Pspeare5'
alias rm='rm -i'
alias trace='/usr/sbin/traceroute'
alias x='chmod +x'             # make file executable
alias whereami='pwd'

Bash Functions

Give the command funct to see definitions of all function definitions or type fname for definition of function named fname.
function tdir     (sort files chronologically)
function xtrm     (xterm, give option for new host)
function rainb (xterm on rainbow for specified user)

Also see Unix commands

Ansys -- Assignments -- MENG 421

Last revised: September 13, 2002