How to use your .bashrc file

The Bash configuration file can do a lot of things to improve your work: aliases, functions and prompt configurations improve workflow and help to be more efficient.

In my recent post about setting up Ubuntu with Bash scripts, I briefly alluded to the magic of .bashrc. This didn’t really do it justice, so here’s a quick post that offers a bit more detail about what the Bash configuration file can do.

My current configuration hugely improves my workflow, and saves me well over 50% of the keystrokes I would have to employ without it! Let’s look at some examples of aliases, functions, and prompt configurations that can improve our workflow by helping us be more efficient with fewer key presses.

How to use your .bashrc file to do twice as much with half the keystrokes by Victoria Drake – FreeCodeCamp