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Temporarily Disable Aliases in Bash

Shell aliases are commonly used to replace a command with a different or longer string.  Some very common bash shell aliases are: (taken from my Debian 5.0 .bashrc) alias ll=’ls -l’ alias la=’ls -A’ alias l=’ls -CF’ alias ls=’ls –color=auto’ alias dir=’dir –color=auto’ alias vdir=’vdir –color=auto’ alias grep=’grep –color=auto’ alias fgrep=’fgrep –color=auto’ alias egrep=’egrep –color=auto’… Read More »