This tutorial will show how to create aliases for commands on Unix based systems, so you can run any set of commands with a simple shortcut.
An alias is a shortcut for a different and sometimes more complicated command, which is integrated to your bash so you can run them from any path with the help from auto-completion. for example, on Linux Mint, we have the following aliases defined by default:
alias ll='ls -alF' alias la='ls -A' alias l='ls -CF'
This means that running
la in your shell will be the same as running