<ctrl>+o

Submit command & rewrite orginal command

Similar to entering a command, but will not erase the command from the command line. Basically a shortcut from entering command, then pushing the up arrow key.
Sample Output
~ > echo hello
hello
~ > echo hello
hello
~ > echo hello
hello
~ > echo hello
hello

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2014-12-28 22:00:15

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Damn, that's useful! Decades of bash/readline use and I'd never heard of that before. bind -p ... "\C-o": operate-and-get-next ...
flatcap · 177 weeks and 1 day ago
I discovered it on accident. Reading the bash explanation, I can see why I never noticed it before. From bash: operate-and-get-next (C-o) : Accept the current line for execution and fetch the next line relative to the current line from the history for editing. Any argument is ignored.
snipertyler · 177 weeks and 1 day ago

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