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Insert the last argument of the previous command

Terminal - Insert the last argument of the previous command
2010-01-24 17:59:52
User: ringlerun
Insert the last argument of the previous command

for example if you did a:

ls -la /bin/ls


ls !$

is equivalent to doing a

ls /bin/ls


There is 1 alternative - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
<ESC> .
<ALT> .
<ALT> .

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this is quite handy for stuff like:

ls file*

file1 file_crap file.cabinet

rm !$
Comment by Buzzcp 331 weeks ago

if you have multiple arguments you can select an argument with !:n

for example:

ls -al ssl.conf php.conf

vi !:1 will edit ssl.conf

First argument starts with 0.


Comment by adam0x54 330 weeks and 6 days ago

Adam, actually !:1 will pass -al to vi, not ssl.conf.

Comment by deltaray 315 weeks and 6 days ago

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