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Old 06-06-2016, 11:23 AM   #1
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LXer: How to effectively clear your bash history


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On your Linux machines, a history of your bash commands is retained. This is great when you need to repeat a command or can't remember exactly how you executed a command in a previous session. However, this can also be seen as a security issue. What if someone gains access to your machine, opens a terminal window, and checks through your bash history to see what commands you've run?

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