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What are your most used aliases?

gillarohith profile image Rohith Gilla ・Updated on ・1 min read

These are my favourite aliases.

alias c="code .";
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alias life="cd ~/Desktop/Life";
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Life is the folder where I store all my codes :)

alias deleteDSFiles="find . -name '.DS_Store' -type f -delete"
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I guess this small command saves a lot of mac users.

alias yas="yarn start";
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alias ..='cd ..'
alias ...='cd ../..'
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P.S: There are more, but these are my fav and most used.

Please comment down your favourites or something which think would help others.

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Most used are these.

alias ls='exa'
alias la='exa --git --header --long --all'
alias npr='pnpm run'

Then I have the tmux ones

alias tvi='tmux new-session -A -D -s vi'
alias tmus='tmux new-session -A -D -s music "$(which cmus)"'
alias pomd='tmux new-session -A -D -s pomodoro'
alias pmd-start='pomd gone -e "notify-send -u critical Pomodoro Timeout"'

My favorite is this one

alias -- -='cd -'

It looks funny but the alias is actually the last -. It takes me back to the last directory I visited.

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Rohith Gilla Author

Wow these are amazing 🙌
I’ll definitely check them out.
Thanks

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt

gi -- function gi() { curl -sLw n https://www.gitignore.io/api/$@ ;}

alias ..='cd ..'
alias ...='cd ../..'

These are just natural in zsh. I also use cd -. (I've just noticed that I can use simply - as well.)

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Rohith Gilla Author

Awesome 😎

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Rohith Gilla Author

They are really nice 🙌