Search The History for a Particular Command (ssh in this case)

history | grep ssh
After seeing the command you wish to repeat, just invoke it using the ! syntax.

By: haivu
2009-04-03 01:35:52

What Others Think

I use CTRL-r and start typing the command (or any bit of it I can remember. Repeated presses of CTRL-r cycles through the matching history entries. (ubuntu 8.10)
niall · 574 weeks and 6 days ago
@niall: The Ctrl+r is a life saver!
haivu · 574 weeks and 4 days ago

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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