Installation of Ubuntu Studio 8.10 / Edmund Laugasson

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Mon Dec 29 11:25:21 UTC 2008

2008/12/26 Edmund Laugasson <ed.lau at>:
> 2) save the following text into text file called .bash_aliases
> a) nano ~/.bash_aliases
> b) copy this text into memory by selecting it and CTRL+C
> alias ar='sudo apt-get -y autoremove'
> alias e='sudo apt-get remove'
> alias f='sudo apt-get install -f'
> alias i='sudo apt-get install'
> alias ai='sudo ldconfig && sudo dpkg --configure -a && sudo apt-get clean'
> alias lk='sudo apt-cache show'
> alias sr='sudo apt-cache search'
> alias p='sudo apt-cache policy'
> alias u='sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade'


Just a reflection, is vise to have an alias named ar? Wouldn't that
interfere with the archive program "ar" and prevent you from compiling
sources and do other things depending on ar like unpacking deb

/ Jonas

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