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(New page: ==Expand memory of you .bash_history== Expand the "memory of your .bash_history to 2000 lines adding this on your .bashrc: <pre> export HISTFILESIZE=2000 export HISTSIZE=2000 </pre> == Ea...)
 
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== Easy search using arrows ==
 
== Easy search using arrows ==
Create a .inputrc with :
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Create a .inputrc, or edit your /etc/inputrc, with :
  
 
<pre>"\e[A": history-search-backward
 
<pre>"\e[A": history-search-backward
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Next logon you'll be able to search command by start to write them and use up/down arrows.
 
Next logon you'll be able to search command by start to write them and use up/down arrows.
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<pre>"\e[1;5A": history-search-backward
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"\e[1;5B": history-search-forward
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</pre>
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Will allow you to use ctrl+up/down arrows (and your up/down arrows will work as usual).

Revision as of 11:25, 15 August 2007

Expand memory of you .bash_history

Expand the "memory of your .bash_history to 2000 lines adding this on your .bashrc:

export HISTFILESIZE=2000
export HISTSIZE=2000

Easy search using arrows

Create a .inputrc, or edit your /etc/inputrc, with :

"\e[A": history-search-backward
"\e[B": history-search-forward

Next logon you'll be able to search command by start to write them and use up/down arrows.

"\e[1;5A": history-search-backward
"\e[1;5B": history-search-forward

Will allow you to use ctrl+up/down arrows (and your up/down arrows will work as usual).