# [CentOS] Where is the file that sets aliases?

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Sat Nov 8 19:00:56 UTC 2008

```On Sat, 2008-11-08 at 18:57 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> I was having a problem in a shell script that turned out to be cp being
> aliased to 'cp -i'.  Not a showstopper, once you realise it, but it did beg
> the question as to where this file is.  I was told to look in /etc/profile.d,
> but that doesn't seem to be the case on my CentOS box.  I can list aliases, so
> I know the file exists, but where?

~/.bashrc

FTR, you can use \cp to get around this.

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