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    How would i define a shell alias that reports only the current time using the date command?

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    Code:
    $ alias aa="date +%r"
    $ aa
    11:43:53 PM
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    alias's are defined in the .cshrc file, be careful i changed my cshrc file once with a cls alias and everything went horriby wrong
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    Originally posted by iain
    alias's are defined in the .cshrc file, be careful i changed my cshrc file once with a cls alias and everything went horriby wrong
    Just add them to your .profile file....
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