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Some useful bash aliases.

Quick access aliases

Ping but limit to five attempts.

alias p='ping -c 5'

Reset terminal.

alias r='reset'

Retrieve temperature of CPU and other hardware.

alias t='sensors'

Other aliases

Make a directory and immediately change into it.

alias mkcd='mkdir $1; cd $1;'

Update and upgrade using apt in a single command.

alias update='sudo apt update; sudo apt dist-upgrade -y'

Reload aliases from bash (without having to close the terminal).

alias rebash='source ~/.bashrc'