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Run bash_aliases on start

I have a separate file .bash_aliases , in the same directory as .bashrc, that I wish to be ran on start, I've added the lines: if [ -f ~/.bash_aliases ]; then . ~/.bash_aliases fi to my .bashrc ...
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xterm not wrapping text properly

I'm configuring both my gnome-terminal and xterm columns (i still haven't picked which of these I will be using) and I have a couple of issues I would like to fix: the typing area seems to be ...
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Multiple .bashrc.save in my ~/home/user/

I noticed that in my home folder I have multiple .bashrc.save files. Why the system save them? It is normal or I have to disable something? Specifically I have .bashrc .bashrc.save ...
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How do I enable tab tips in Bash?

I am working under debian squeeze. I always install packages such way: sudo apt-g(Tab pressed) i(Tab pressed) aria(Tab pressed) sudo apt-get install aria2 I have installed chroot squeeze to test my ...
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How to detect ubuntu in a shared bashrc?

I share my .bashrc (all my dotfiles, actually) between ubuntu and archlinux. Since the paths may vary between them, I'd like to run some commands only on ubuntu (and others only on archlinux). How can ...
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Is it a good idea to put “screen -r” in my .bashrc?

I'd like to use screen to keep ssh sessions alive on my server. It would be nice if I could automatically resume any running session for my user when I log in. The straightforward way to do this would ...