Write on the console without being registered

history -d $((HISTCMD-1)) && command_to_run
Sample Output
root@ubuntu1204:~# history -d $((HISTCMD-1)) && fdisk
Usage:
 fdisk [options] <disk>    change partition table
 fdisk [options] -l <disk> list partition table(s)
 fdisk -s <partition>      give partition size(s) in blocks

Options:
 -b <size>             sector size (512, 1024, 2048 or 4096)
 -c[=<mode>]           compatible mode: 'dos' or 'nondos' (default)
 -h                    print this help text
 -u[=<unit>]           display units: 'cylinders' or 'sectors' (default)
 -v                    print program version
 -C <number>           specify the number of cylinders
 -H <number>           specify the number of heads
 -S <number>           specify the number of sectors per track

root@ubuntu1204:~# history | tail -n4
  692  cd
  693  echo $HISTCMD
  694  history -d 694
  695  history | tail -n4
root@ubuntu1204:~# 

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By: bleiva
2013-02-01 15:06:08

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This can be done also by preceding the command with a whitespace. pwd # is logged to history pwd # is not logged
reeloo · 511 weeks and 6 days ago
This can be done also by preceding the command with an extra whitespace. $ pwd # is logged to history $ pwd # is not logged
reeloo · 511 weeks and 6 days ago
This can be done also by preceding the command with a whitespace. ;)
reeloo · 511 weeks and 6 days ago
This can be done also by preceding the command with an extra whitespace.
reeloo · 511 weeks and 6 days ago
preceding the command with a whitespace didn't work on centos 5/6
bunam · 511 weeks and 5 days ago
IF you're using bash AND you have either 'ignorespace' in $HISTCONTROL, or $HISTIGNORE with a whitespace character in it, THEN bash won't save to the command history any commands that start with whitespace. Maybe blevia offered this suggestion for people who aren't using bash but some other shell that has a 'history' command?
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