Linux Alias as a Shortcut to Longer Commands

What is an Alias? An alias in Linux is a way to assign a ‘nickname’ to a command or set of commands.  For example, instead of typing in ‘cd my_very_long_directory’, you could assign ‘golongdir’ to that command.  Then every time you type, ‘golongdir’, you will run that cd command.  If you put the alias command […]