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Re: Is there a log file of ...?

On Sep 08, 2018 at 18:12:02, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 08, 2018 at 05:55:57PM +0200, Michael Wagner wrote:
> > On Sep 08, 2018 at 15:29:44, tomas@tuxteam.de wrote:
> > > And while we're at it, CTRL-R and start typing a substring of
> > > the past command you're looking for: the more letters you have,
> > > the more specific the match becomes (also called "reverse
> > > incremental search").
> > > 
> > > Takes a bit to get used to, but is... magic.
> > > 
> > > I'm surprised it is so little known.
> > 
> > This is one of the first things I set when installing a new Debian.
> > But you must set it explicitly in /etc/inputrc systemwide or in your 
> > ~/.inputrc. I don't how this behaviour is in other distris.
> Hm. I have no .inputrc. I have the impression that on my box
> it is the default (Debian stretch, but it seems to have been
> default for a long time).
> Wait a minute! I've a minimal schroot installation around...
> yes, it seems to be default behaviour.

You are right. I mixed it up with 

# alternate mappings for "page up" and "page down" to search the history
"\e[5~": history-search-backward
"\e[6~": history-search-forward

to search after you hit CTRL-R and type the beginnning of the command 
you search for.


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