Insert the last argument of the previous command

<ESC> .

By: wincus
2010-01-22 14:27:44

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What Others Think

in bash you could also use " ALT ."
new_user · 626 weeks ago
Works in zsh as well.
0x89 · 625 weeks and 6 days ago
Awesome... This command is working fine :)
svnlabs · 625 weeks and 5 days ago
it doesn't work in my tcsh. But !$ works
Charon · 624 weeks and 2 days ago
In Ubuntu ALT . doesnt work!
mdelatorre · 624 weeks and 2 days ago
This is not about distribution, but related to the shell you are using. Hold down ALT and then click dot. If you use ESC you do not have to hold it.
RanyAlbeg · 622 weeks and 3 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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