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A feature provided by interactive programs such as shells and text editors that inserts text to complete a word or phrase that the user is likely intending to compose.

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I have a process which creates text files whose filenames are based on the timestamp of their moment of creation: $ ls 1378971222.txt 1378971254.txt 1378971482.txt 1378971488.txt 1378972089.txt 13789 …
asked Sep 12 '13 by dotancohen
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When using Tab for completion on the Bash shell prompt, is there any way to configure it to complete only files for the command vim and only directories for the command cd? In large directories with m …
asked Nov 29 '12 by dotancohen
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Copied from my own answer on unix.SE: If you are on an Ubuntu host, then you should know that in Ubuntu the entries in ~/.ssh/known_hosts are hashed, so SSH completion cannot read them. This is a fea …
answered Jan 28 '15 by dotancohen
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Found it!! It seems that in Ubuntu the entries in ~/.ssh/known_hosts are hashed, so SSH completion cannot read them. This is a feature, not a bug. Even by adding HashKnownHosts no to ~/.ssh/config an …
answered Jan 28 '15 by dotancohen
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I have a few servers configured in ~/.ssh/config, such as alpha and beta. How might I configure Bash such that the commands ssh al<tab> and scp file.tgz al<tab> autocomplete the names of the …
asked Jun 10 '14 by dotancohen
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How can I configure Bash, Zsh or Tmux to complete the last matching identifier on the screen? Consider this common scenario: $ git fetch remote: Counting objects: 16, done. remote: Compressing object …
asked Mar 14 '14 by dotancohen
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/elephant/jack.c $ vim lib/pinkfloyd/roger.c To autocomplete with Bash, I need to type " l \t p \t i \t r \t o \t " because many other files match. Is there an easer way to say "Give me the third found …
asked Jan 18 '16 by dotancohen