disable history for current shell session

this will cause any commands that you have executed in the current shell session to not be written in your bash_history file upon logout

2009-05-20 14:46:18

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to disable just one command type a space or two before it: ls
sudopeople · 648 weeks and 4 days ago
@sudopeople I am not sure this is turned on in all shells. Doing some googling on bash says that setting the HISTIGNORE environment variable puts this into practice: export HISTIGNORE="&:[ ]*:exit" this would not add duplicate commands, those that begin with any amount of whitespace, and all 'exit' commands.
bwoodacre · 648 weeks and 4 days ago
HISTFILE=/dev/null it's the same
xkill · 648 weeks and 4 days ago
HISTFILE=/dev/null it's the same
xkill · 648 weeks and 4 days ago

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