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Print without executing the last command that starts with...

Terminal - Print without executing the last command that starts with...
2011-10-13 08:37:58
User: acirulli
Print without executing the last command that starts with...

It happens that sometime you remember that you used a special command short time before and you want to check the command again.

WIth this command you can just put the beginning of a command and then bash will look for you and it will print back safely withou executing


There are 15 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
2011-10-15 21:25:19
User: never147
Tags: bash

Just hold Ctrl-R and start typing a string (e.g. ssh). The shell will search for that string in the command history. Keep pressing Ctrl-R to cycle through all commands matching pattern. This works in other "sub-shells" too, like a python interactive session.

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Too related with this stuff: Put this in your ~/.inputrc

Space: magic-space

After that donw need more press to see '!ssh:p' just press space

Comment by voyeg3r 263 weeks ago

Forgiveness for the errors in the language, I don't know how fix. But search on the magic space, is really cool

Comment by voyeg3r 263 weeks ago

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