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Discussion on: 5 Handy Bash Tricks in 2 Minutes

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Jacob Herrington (he/him) Author

That's a great trick! Thanks!

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zeddotes • Edited

You could also pipe history too! Which could allow you to grep (and more) within your history:

$ history | grep "status"

10005  git status
10008  git status
10011  git status
10014  git status
10016  git status

:)

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Ian Turton

ctrl-r status will walk back up your history looking at each time the command line contained status - just hit return when you find the command you need.