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Save your terminal commands in bash history in real time

Terminal - Save your terminal commands in bash history in real time
shopt -s histappend ; PROMPT_COMMAND="history -a;$PROMPT_COMMAND"
2011-05-30 16:29:30
User: yblusseau
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Save your terminal commands in bash history in real time

Use this command if you want your terminal commands be saved in your history file in real time instead of waiting until the terminal is closed

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This will be useful for systems where I have multiple persistent terminals open. Not just for seeing the history of one terminal's commands in the other terminals, but also so closing a long-lived terminal won't wipe any other .bash_history writes made by other shorter-lived terminals.

Comment by Mozai 150 weeks ago

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