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I've installed Ubuntu Server 10.10, and when I press up in a terminal nothing happens. Using Ubuntu Desktop it gave me the previous command that I ran.

How can I make it do this in Ubuntu Server as well?

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It should just happen... Are you sure you have some command history for it to repeat? Do you have a file named ~/.bash_history? –  phunehehe Apr 16 '11 at 1:41
    
The keyboard mapping was indeed incorrect. I fixed it. Thanks! –  iTayb Apr 16 '11 at 8:58

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Does the up arrow key work in other contexts? It sounds like you might have the keyboard mapped wrong, bash history should be pretty easy.

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(I moved this answer from a comment to an answer, it was a long shot so I figured I wouldn't clutter the answer space, but since it came out right... :) –  Caleb Apr 16 '11 at 10:18

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