Joined: 13 Nov 2013 Posts: 752 Location: Canada
Posted: Tue 14 Mar 2017, 15:59 Post subject:
"history" - shows commands used in terminal
Here is a very useful command line : history.
It is a kind of Parcellite, but for terminal.
Type history in terminal, and all command lines used in a session will show. Just copy and paste lines to save time. It is truly a time-saver for long command lines.
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Joined: 04 Jan 2009 Posts: 10151 Location: Gatineau (Qc), Canada
Posted: Tue 14 Mar 2017, 16:29 Post subject:
You do know that all systems with bash have a < .bash_history > file,
don't you? To access previous commands you typed in your terminal, you
simply use the up-arrow. When you've found the one you want, you hit
the < Enter > key.
Also, to paste to terminal from anywhere, you hit the mouse middle button
where you want your string to appear on your terminal line. (Alternatively,
you can type < Shift-Enter >.)
Thanks anyway, but there is no real need for the utility you mention.
Best regards. _________________ musher0
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