Alias' are something I've never played with too much in Linux. I've done the odd one here and there if it was a long command I had to type a couple of times in a one off session, but never something I'd thought of using on a permanent basis. wrote a post about it a few days ago that got me thinking about how I could use them more often.

As I was firing off my usual zypper dup, it crossed my mind I could play with an alias here, so that I did. An upgrade now only requires


If you fancy saving yourself a few precious seconds, head on over to R10T's post and have a read: