Have you ever been on a system that has a whole bunch of aliases, like changing rm to rm -i, and you want it to work the way you’re used to? There’s an easy way to do it.
Just prepend the command with a character. For instance:
This will ignore any aliases, so instead of using the aliased rm=’rm -i’ and prompt you every time.
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- Published 08/4/10