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The single most useful thing in bash

Terminal - The single most useful thing in bash
vim ~/.inputrc
2013-04-23 02:50:11
User: ekinertac
Functions: vim
-8
The single most useful thing in bash

This allows you to search through your history using the up and down arrows ? i.e. type "cd /" and press the up arrow and you'll search through everything in your history that starts with "cd /".

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bash history: modification /etc/inputrc
2012-01-19 22:32:15
User: kramer
Functions: bash
1

flip shell history with PG UP/PG DOWN like with arrows. just type ss and PG UP and see all ssh commands, type ls and PG DOWN - see all ls commands. need to uncomment two options in /etc/inputrc:

"\e[5~": history-search-backward

"\e[6~": history-search-forward

hack found: http://broddlit.wordpress.com/2008/04/12/making-the-bash-history-a-better-place/

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