View a Specific Command Alias

alias [alias name]

After you've defined several aliases, it can be hard to find a specific one if you type in the alias command. If you want to review what a specific alias does, just follow alias by the name of the specific alias about which you want to learn more.

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$ alias wgetpage alias wgetpage= 'wget --html-extension --recursive --convert-links --page-requisites --no-parent $1'

Now you know exactly what the wgetpage alias does, quickly and easily.


You'll learn more about wget in Chapter 15, "Working on the Network."

Linux Phrasebook
Linux Phrasebook
ISBN: 0672328380
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2007
Pages: 288

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