How to run my own program without specifying its path
One of the applications that I want to use came in a tar.gz, and I unzipped it into my home directory. Well, in order to access the application, I would have to write out the whole path of the executable file with a period at the beginning.
So, if I downloaded an application called alligator and it was in my Downloads folder, I would have to execute it by calling
./home/Downloads/alligator-folder/alligator. Is there a way to make a shortcut so I could call the executable by just saying