Auto complete for already used command line commands?

To use auto-complete of already used command line command we just need to edit the following lines:

sudo vim /etc/inputrc

1. Uncomment the following lines:

#”e[5~”: history-search-backward
#”e[6~”: history-search-forward

If you don’t have this two lines just add them to the end of file (without #)

2. Logout/login

Now you can try to write some command listed in history…


ls -lah



and press

Page Up or Page Dn to navigate trough your history file in search of commands that starts with “ls”

If you did everything right it should auto-complete your command…

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