Posts Tagged ‘ history ’

Searching through your terminal buffer/history

Jan 16th, 2012 | By

For some reason I could have sworn this was as easy as pressing Ctrl-F but apparently it’s not.. Or maybe that’s something that was lost in the switch from Ubutntu to Debian.. Either way I needed a way to search a vast amount of terminal output quickly and easily and this is how I did
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Enabling Autocomplete by reverse searching history in Linux

Mar 13th, 2010 | By

Being a FreeBSD user I just got used to a very nice feature that would allow me to autocomplete commands based on my history.  So for example if 15 commands ago I had typed ‘cat filenames1 > filename2’ and I wanted to retype that command I could just type ‘cat’ and then press up and
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