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I successfully installed zsh, change config on my old, but it's not working properly.

I don't know how this feature calls. When i write something - sudo for instance, and press ↑ (arrow up) it doesn't searching line with this start text in history, it's just return previous line. this is my zshrc file

Of course, the history contains expected lines.

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It sounds to me that you are referring to the zsh-history-substring-search plugin. In which case, the first thing I noticed in your .zshrc is that you are not including that plugin in your list.

Change this line:

plugins=(git rvm rails3 bundler gem)

To:

plugins=(git rvm rails3 bundler gem history-substring-search)
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Not working. Before Mint, in Kubuntu it works fine without that plugin. –  Alder Dec 15 '12 at 17:04
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Try adding DEBIAN_PREVENT_KEYBOARD_CHANGES=yes to your ~/.zshenv. Refer to this issue: github.com/robbyrussell/oh-my-zsh/issues/1433 –  jonyamo Dec 15 '12 at 17:09
    
Great! Thanks, it works! –  Alder Dec 15 '12 at 17:12
    
No problem. Glad it works for you now. –  jonyamo Dec 15 '12 at 22:09

If you are using Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE), then add these lines to your ~/.zshrc:

# keybindings for history autocomplete
[[ -n "${key[Up]}" ]] && bindkey "${key[Up]}" history-beginning-search-backward
[[ -n "${key[Down]}" ]] && bindkey "${key[Down]}" history-beginning-search-forward

It works better than the plugin because the plugin requires typing at least 3 chars, while the keybindings start working at the first char typed.

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