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Linux: Ways to Save Time on the Command Line

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http://www.suseblog.com – 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. Let’s take a look at how to do this. First, you can see your command history by using the history command: [0501][scott@desktop:~]$ history 1 history 2 rm .bash_history 3 history (Distributions)