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Quickly re-execute a recent command in bash

Terminal - Quickly re-execute a recent command in bash
!<command>
2011-08-16 18:37:18
User: kaedenn
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Quickly re-execute a recent command in bash

! will expand to the last time you ran , options and all. It's a nicer alternative to ^R for simple cases, and it's quite helpful for those long commands you run every now and then and haven't made aliases or functions for. It's similar to command 3966, in some sense.

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It's supposed to say "last time you ran [command]". I have no idea why angle brackets aren't escaped.

Comment by kaedenn 196 weeks and 6 days ago

This is handy. I also dig being able to reuse a value from a previous command. maybe something like

nslookup www.commandlinefu.com

curl !!:1

Comment by gt 196 weeks and 2 days ago

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