Customize your terminal with aliases

  • “cd <directory>” -> changes directory
  • “cd ..” -> goes up one directory
  • “ls” -> lists all the files and folders in the current directory
  • “cat <filename>” -> quickly view the contents of a single file
  • “nano <filename>” -> quick text editor
  • “find / -name <filename>” -> I use this when I don’t know where the file lives. I just want it to search the entire machine.

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Improve it with aliases

alias ..="cd .."alias ...="cd ../.."alias ....="cd ../../.."

Alias for one directory

Alias for scripts

alias startgetmypup='cd ~/Documents/code/dog-shelter-app; python3';

Aliases for Django

  1. pipenv run ./ makemigrations
  2. pipenv run ./ migrate
  3. pipenv run ./ runserver
alias pp='pipenv run ./';alias pmm='pp makemigrations';alias pm='pp migrate';alias pr='pp runserver';alias pmr='pp makemigrations; pp migrate; pp runserver';


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