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Easily find an old command you run

Terminal - Easily find an old command you run
history | tail -100 | grep cmd
2013-04-22 03:49:43
User: datamining
Functions: grep tail
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Easily find an old command you run

this also can find the old command you used before

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Terminal - Alternatives
cat $HISTFILE | grep command
cat .bash_history | tail -100 | grep {command}
2013-04-10 10:40:52
User: techie
Functions: cat grep tail
-9

I know how hard it is to find an old command running through all the files because you couldn't remember for your life what it was. Heres the solution!! Grep the history for it. depending on how old the command you can head or tail or if you wanted to search all because you cannot think how long ago it was then miss out the middle part of the command. This is a very easy and effective way to find that command you are looking for.

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