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Unix commandline history substitution like ^foo^bar BUT for multiple replacements

Terminal - Unix commandline history substitution like ^foo^bar BUT for multiple replacements
2010-04-12 11:33:08
User: brubaker
Unix commandline history substitution like ^foo^bar BUT for multiple replacements

#1 You invoked a command chain.

#2 You globaly replace the scriptnames and execute them direct

#3 The new executed command chain

[# ^foo^bar] would only replace the firts match [foo] with [bar].


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Comment by linuxrawkstar 375 weeks and 3 days ago


Comment by d34dh0r53 375 weeks and 2 days ago

You can also use command history indexing to get to more than the previous command...

echo foo foo foo

foo foo foo




bar bar bar

This is an indispensable cheatsheet for bash history manipulation: http://www.catonmat.net/download/bash-history-cheat-sheet.pdf

Comment by sanmiguel 375 weeks ago

Your point of view

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