Re: (NOT solved)Re: why does the shell show commands foolishly when I press UP key?
I find "export HISTCONTROL=ignoredups" in comment in .bashre and uncomment and save and logout.
It does not work!
I try the following commands:
Then I press UP key.
--- Andrei Popescu <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 01:58:34AM -0800, Serena Cantor wrote:
> [top posting fixed]
> > > > I often use UP key to get commands entered previously. The shell show
> > > > some commands again and again, just because I have used them several
> > > > times. Can the shell be more smart?
> > >
> > > Put in ~/.bashrc
> > >
> > > export HISTCONTROL=ignoredups
> > I follow your instruction, but it doesn't work!
> Did you try logging out and then back in (or closing the xterm if that's
> what you are using)?
> If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
> (Albert Einstein)
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