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History commands in Bash

  1. Print History: $ history (stored in ~/.bash_history)

  2. Print ’n’ lines: $ history 3

  3. Repeat Most Recent Command: $ !!

    (Or press ‘up’ to display the last command)

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Clearing bash history on exit of any kind

Nothing fancy here, it is just a reminder of tips already well known:

In ~/.bash_logout

history -c
history -w

In ~/.bashrc

exit_session() {
 . "$HOME/.bash_logout"
}
trap exit_session SIGHUP

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Sysadmin

How to use Linux Bash History / history command?

If you are spending lot of time on Linux command line or maintaining a server, probably you may want to keep track of commands which were executed on your machine and  knowing the history command usage will speed up your work flow. 968 more words

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