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By default bash history of a shell is appended (appended on Ubuntu by default: Look for 'shopt -s histappend' in ~/.bashrc) to history file only after that shell exits.
Although after having written to the history file, other running shells do *not* inherit
that history - only newly launched shells do.
This pair of commands alleviate that.
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If you can do better, submit your command here.
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