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Re: [vox-tech] learned a new bash thing today



On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 10:00:58AM -0800, Micah Cowan wrote:
> Pete - you mentioned something about a "double-click" type thing: if
> you use bash, you can always type !! and hit enter, which will run the
> last command you did.  But you probably knew that.  If you didn't know
> that, then you might also want to know that you can type ! and then
> the first word of a line in your history, and it will run that line.
> If you follow that word (or the !!) with ":p", it will display that
> line instead of re-running it.

On that note, you can also hit C-R and type a substring to jumb back in your
history to a matching command. I love this.

Example: C-R fre -> lynx www.freshmeat.net/today (assuming that is in my
history).

-- 
Henry House
OpenPGP key available from http://hajhouse.org/hajhouse.asc


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