Ensure that each machine that you log in to has its own history file

export HISTFILE="$HOME/.bash_history-$(hostname -s)"
On systems where your home directory is shared across different machines, your bash history will be global, rather than being a separate history per machine. This setting in your .bashrc file will ensure that each machine has its own history file.

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By: rdc
2012-05-01 13:23:15

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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