Within the shell, typing ALT+. or using !$ recalls the last passed argument of the previous command. I use this all the time, but how do you do that when you detached the previous command? $ ...
Similar to the 5000 line limitation problem when first thing in .bashrc I have export HISTSIZE=10001 and export HISTFILESIZE=$HISTSIZE My users do not have ~/.inputrc files and the system-wide ...