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Old 05-28-2006, 08:04 AM   #1
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History commands files


On typing history I get the commands history - are these stored in some file ? I want to download these commands to my PC to go through each one of them.

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Old 05-28-2006, 08:14 AM   #2
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they are stored in the file ~/.bash_history
 
Old 05-28-2006, 10:40 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by verdeboy2k
they are stored in the file ~/.bash_history
Or in ~/.history, depends on the shell. Just being a Pedantic Ass(TM).

Bash shell command 'history -w' will write out the current history list to the history file. When you're in the shell the history list is stored in memory and isn't written to the file until a logout.
Force the write with the above command.
 
  


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