What I generally do is to create a folder with my personal commands, then I add that folder to the
To change the “environment variables” for your account just search for “environment” on the start menu. The window will look a bit like this:
Then it’s simply a matter of creating
*.bat files with the desired names.
For instance you can save a
ls.bat file with just this content:
And you can also save an
ll.bat pointing to
When you run it the output will be something like this:
You could also save a
home.bat file that will change your directory to wherever you say “home” is. Any command you find yourself using repeatedly goes there.
Say, for instance, that you never know if it’s
whereis (linux) or
where (windows), just save yourself a
whereis.bat file on the
commands folder with the following:
And now, if you run it:
From personal shortcuts to commands that have different syntax in Windows and Linux, anything
.bat file can be created to make your life easier.