//View Tip #179
Similar Tips
» Find occurrences of a string in a large code base without firing
» Checksum directory recursively
» Overwrite a file with zeroes
» Vi mode in bash
» See your favorite commands

 

Latest tips by RSS
Click here to subscribe
Follow Shell-Fu on Twitter
Click here to follow
Follow Shell-Fu on identi.ca
Click here to follow
Disable history for a particular account in bash with:

(in home dir)

rm .bash_history

ln -sf /dev/null .bash_history


View Comments »




Comments 

Add your comment

Comments are currently disabled
this is idiotic, use the shell variables that are meant to control how history works.

man bash
Posted 2009-02-11 04:38:11
Steve
-1

Use "unset HISTFILE" in your .bashrc instead.
Posted 2009-02-21 20:53:20

Home Latest Browse Top 25 Random Hall Of Fame Contact Submit