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I have some commands replaced with * in the bash history, e.g.

1094  apt-get update
1095* 
1096  dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/libssl1.0.0_1.0.0h-1_amd64.deb

How to prevent this?

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Looks like mark-modified-lines is enabled in your shell. Try disabling it in ~/.inputrc:

set mark-modified-lines Off

Details in man bash.

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weird, bind -V | grep mark-modified-lines tells me it's set to off –  eugene y Apr 11 '12 at 12:03
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