Execute a command without saving it in the history

HISTFILE= ; your_secret_command
Yes, by correctly setting the HIST* variables you can make certain commands not saved in history. But that's complicated and easy to make a mistake. If you set HISTFILE= to blank, nothing in your current shell session will be saved in history. Although this is not a precise answer to the subject, but it's very simple.

By: titan2x
2012-01-26 21:08:57

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