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Old 12-14-2005, 09:31 AM   #1
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Saving History

I am learning linux using Fedora and I would like to save my history so I can go back and reference it. I tried this command:

history >> history.txt


history.txt: Permission denied

I am thinking that root has the permission to this but is there any easy way to save my history?
Old 12-14-2005, 09:40 AM   #2
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which user's history are you trying to save and as which user?

Looks like you don't have permissions to write history.txt file where you are trying to write it.

Old 12-14-2005, 09:45 AM   #3
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Do you have write permissions to history.txt?

Edit: beaten to it
Old 12-14-2005, 10:05 AM   #4
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I am logged in as myself and the history file relates to me. I thought that I would have the right permissions on it since it is my history.
Old 12-14-2005, 10:08 AM   #5
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I found my solution or atleast one way of doing it:

history |less
s to save
and saved it as a file.

Thanks for your help.
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history | less > filename

that might save u a few mouse clicks


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