TweetThe history Command The history command remembers the last 1000 commands that you have performed at the command line. The value of the history command is that you can go back and review a...
I am using ftp on command line. The problem is getting bumped off after 15 minutes of no activity.. I have two options: quit ftp and use the command history of my shell, or stay in ftp and use 'open' command, where I can use the command history saved in the ftp program.
Has anyone had issues with the command line history, under Fedora 18, with regard to using the up and down arrows to go back and forward in said history? When I cycle through a few of the last commands my command line becomes unreadable, with commands overlapping one another.
Linux offers a lot of power to users, especially from the command line. Because of this, some of the commands can get long and hairy. It would be nice to have a way so that you didn’t have to type those long ones out every time. Also, wouldn’t it be great to be able to search through your command history for that one really cool one? Luckily, we have some ways to do these things.
Is there any way to store a command in bash history permanently? The actual scenario goes like this:-
I have a project in C and in order to configure my project, I have to run a very long command which is very difficult to remember. Once configured and build, I don't need that command for almost a month or so.
If you repeat some times the same command, like I usually do when checking memory with
You will end up with a lot of those command repeated through your command history, and if you type
You may see an output like this: