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Re: [vox-tech] why is bash more intellegent on my home computer?

On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 02:13:17PM -0700, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> Hi,
> Just installed Debian/Sid on a home computer, and notice that bash will 
> autocomplete parameters for many of the applications which I use. For 
> example, I can type
> sudo aptitude ins<tab> .. and 'tall' magically pops up. 
> My Debian/Sid machine at work does not do this...
> anyone know why this might be ?

I don't have a Debian system handy, so I don't remember if the script comes in a
separate package, but one of your systems is sourcing /etc/bash_completion (or
something like that), and one isn't. :) It would be sourced in either
/etc/profile or ~/.bash_[profile,login].

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