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I've seen it done before, but I can't remember how... Isn't there a way in Solaris to have your history browseable via the arrow keys? Work has switched me from from Linux to Solaris and this is a function that I miss the most... I also miss the function of using "tab" to fill in the rest of a word when typing a path out.
Is there any site holding all these little tricks? Thanks again!
Never (yet) used Solaris, but is it possible to install bash (Bourne Again SHell) on it, and use that instead whatever shell you are using (sh/ksh/csh/tsch/...)? I believe those things are dependent on the shell you're using, and not all shells provide them (tab-completion and comman history). On Linux bash is, as far as I know, the most common shell except for some special systems.
You can easily install bash to Solaris 8. Otherwise, you can use the ksh vi mode, and move in the history with vi commands (k for previous command, j for next command). File completion can be done with \ or *.