Useful bash history command shortcuts

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Ocky, Sep 16, 2009.

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

    May 6, 2006
    George, S.Africa

    I have found these shortcuts very useful to navigate the bash history. Saves time.

    Something else - for fun. Add this line to the bottom of the .bashrc file :-
    PS1="\`if [ \$? = 0 ]; then echo \[\e[33m\]^_^\[\e[0m\]; else echo \[\e[31m\]O_O\[\e[0m\]; fi\`[\u@\h:\w]\\$ "

    Now when a command is successfully executed, the prompt will show a happy face, and if the command is bad a sad face is shown. :argh:
  2. tlu

    tlu Guest

    Nice - thanks for sharing!
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