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set history file length

Terminal - set history file length
export HISTFILESIZE=99999
2013-01-02 09:25:06
User: totti
Functions: export
1
set history file length

set how many commands to keep in history

Default is 500

Saved in /home/$USER/.bash_history

Add this to /home/$USER/.bashrc

HISTFILESIZE=1000000000

HISTSIZE=1000000

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Also, for those who want unlimited history, you can leave those two (HISTFILESIZE and HISTSIZE) fields blank.

source:

http://superuser.com/questions/137438/how-to-unlimited-bash-shell-history

Comment by silbak04 124 weeks and 5 days ago

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