I know that there is the !! command to reuse the previous command. How would one reuse the file or directory specified in the previous command but use a different command on it? Example: I want to ...
I search the terminal command history by pressing Ctrlr but what if: This is an old command This is an | less -S older command I press Ctrlr and then I type "this is an" and the old command commes ...
I'm often compiling stuff and therefore repeating the same command over and over, so I'd like to benefit from my "visual memory" and have a sort of "repeat last command" button attached to a terminal. ...
I've typically have gnome-terminal open with ~8 tabs, using 2 consecutive tabs for the same task (one has emacs, the other is used to do git checkins and unittest runs and so). When changing tasks, I ...
Possible Duplicate: Preserve bash history in multiple terminal windows Can I easily search my history across many screen windows? I rely on my shell history a lot, I use Ctrlr and arrow ...
I was customizing my bash prompt (I'm on OS X 10.7) when I came across something strange. Within my prompt I included !, which should give me the history number. However the history number always ...
Sorry if this is a yes/no question.. I am reading this unix tutorial and found the following: Repeating and Modifying the Previous Command [..] If you mistype leavenworth as leaveworth ...
I'm using zsh in OS X Terminal.app and for quite a while, I've been longing for a way to jump back and forth between prev/next prompts in the terminal's output. One convenience with this would be to ...