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Old 10-17-2002, 11:35 AM   #1
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bash command history problem

I'm having problems getting the bash command history to work correctly with slack 8.1.

After setting vi mode with "set -o vi" I can't scroll through my history with '<ESC> k' like I could in any previous version of bash. However, if I am root the history works correctly.

The history in ~/.bash_history is correct and gets updated with new commands. Also the c shell style history commands with the bang '!' thingy all work. Like !! and !200.
Old 10-17-2002, 07:55 PM   #2
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It works fine for me. I am using
GNU bash, version 2.05a.0(1)-release (i386-slackware-linux-gnu)
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Do arrow keys work, or you have a keyboard w/o them?


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