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Old 03-16-2006, 05:34 PM   #1
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Changing history


I am wanting to change the amount of history stored when typed history to more than the default 10 on users other than root. how is this accomplished...or is it? i am wanting the history to show like root's in the fact that it is the past 1000 commands entered.
 
Old 03-17-2006, 03:36 AM   #2
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In order to control the number of entries in history, you just need to adjust the HISTSIZE parameter. There's a very good bash guide here and you probably would be most interested in the History section. Please also see man bash for more detail.

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