When I defined some aliases on Ubuntu vivid(15.04) via the terminal, it clears all aliases after I close the window. What can the problem be?

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    If you want a permanent alias, you need to put them in ~/.bash_aliases in form of e.g. alias install='sudo apt-get install'. – pileofrocks Jun 4 '15 at 22:38
  • There is no bash.aliases on my home directory And I dont know how to add command with starts "if" and finishes"fi" for aliases. – makgun Jun 4 '15 at 22:57
  • Just create the file then. 2nd question: bash scripts? – pileofrocks Jun 5 '15 at 2:47
  • I tried to create the file and then again I defined some aliases via the terminal but it doesnt work – makgun Jun 5 '15 at 9:15
  • Not via the terminal, but write/add them to the file. – pileofrocks Jun 5 '15 at 18:01

There is no problem. It works as intended.

You set up a temporary alias. You exit the shell. The temporary alias is gone like the evening wind.

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