How to enable command autocomplete by searching history in Linux

Posted by axel on Mar 24, 2012 6:03 PM EST; By axel
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Being a Linux user for many users I am using command line a lot. A very useful functionality of Linux command line is autocompleting commands by reverse searching history. What I mean by that? Let's say that while I am typing some commands I want to reuse a cat command I had typed 10 commands ago. Instead of pressing the up arrow 10 times to find this comand I will just type cat and pressing up arrow will bring back only those commands I have already typed starting with cat. Here's how to enable it.

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But... How Does It Work !? BernardSwiss 0 1,173 Mar 25, 2012 6:06 PM

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