I know I can create an alias for untar like this
alias untar=’tar -xvzf’
How do I make this persist from session to session, because it seems it is lost when I reconnect?
As already stated,
The basic syntax is:
an example would be:
the command is always placed in quotes in case there are spaces.
You usually write the alias in
Otherwise take a look at this wikipedia article to know which configuration file your shell will read.
In order to know which shell you are using look at the
You can add it to your .profile or .bashrc. There are usually some other aliases there, so follow those examples and you should be just fine.