Originally Published: Sunday, 4 February 2001 Author: Marius Aamodt Eriksen
Published to: tuneup_tips/Tips Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

Make History

I like to keep very large command-line history files, that was I can easily recall commands that I executed an hour ago, or the day before.
In bash, you can set an environmental variable, HISTSIZE to represent the number of lines of bash you want bash to save in its history.
I typically have