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Old 01-07-2004, 03:20 AM   #1
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Question How to find back "history" database after "history -c" ?

I've accidentally type: "history -c" !!!
and deleted all my "history".
Is there any way I can get my "history" back?

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Depending on whether you refer to the
bash built-in or the GNU tool, the file
used to store the history is either

In both cases history -c deletes the
contents of the respective file, no going



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