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Old 02-26-2004, 11:55 AM   #1
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how do you clear the ...

Hi , within console you can use the up/down keys the see the previous commands like doskey within windows, is there a way to clear these ??

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Old 02-26-2004, 12:01 PM   #2
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all of that is in the .bash_history file in your home folder ...
i never had to do this, or even think about this before ....
so i dont' know if there is a conventional way for this to be done
but what i can think of that will clear it other than deleting line by line is :

echo "" > .bash_history

but the above command will be in there after execution
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Old 02-26-2004, 05:03 PM   #4
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