I have aliases in my bashrc for a few programs.
One example is: alias chrome='google-chrome --disk-cache-size=1000000000'
How can I call this alias from the run prompt (modkey+r)?
Im running linux mint
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awful.util.spawn doesn't spawn a shell and it won't work with awful.util.spawn_with_shell because the shell has to be interactive to check for aliases. But you could spawn a shell which executes a command in interactive mode, e.g.
#!/bin/bash source ~/.bash_aliases eval "$@"
you could also edit your ~/.xinitrc, and before the «exec awesome» add something like
This will work with startx. If you use a display manager, changes should be added in /etc/X11/Xsession.d
Either inside the awesome or the aliases scripts.