How to Add an Alias to Zsh⚓
I'm adding this article here because I'm using Zsh in Manjaro, but this could apply to any *nix system.
Adding an Alias⚓
When adding an alias, it needs to be added to the shell configuration file; in this case, it would be
Open the configuration file with Nano
In my case, there was already a section at the very bottom of the configuration file for aliases. If not, it can just be noted like the following:
These are currently the two aliases I have running through Zsh. The syntax for adding aliases is listed below:
- 'ls' denotes the alias you'd like to use to alias the command "ls -la".
- 'lst' denotes the alias you'd like to use to alias the command "exa --tree"
.zshrc file and reload the shell with the following command:
This process is nearly the same on MacOS, although the command should be written in single quotes, not double...
ex: alias ls='ls -lsa'