To make an alias for the Terminal in OS X, you can either put the aliases in
.bashrc. What is the difference between the two and why would I choose to put aliases in one and not the other?
When you login (type username and password) via console, either sitting at the machine, or remotely via ssh:
But, if you’ve already logged into your machine and open a new terminal window (xterm) then
On OS X, Terminal by default runs a login shell every time, so this is a little different to most other systems, but you can configure that in the preferences.
X11 will look at your
However, if you add the following to your