Aliases You Didn’t Know You Wanted: Options `-iv`

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Today we’ll look at aliasing two options, -i and -v, to three common Unix commands, cp, mv, and rm.


Add the following lines to the file where you keep your aliases:

alias cp="cp -iv"
alias mv="mv -iv"
alias rm="rm -iv"