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Bash HISTCONTROL

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I happened to come across Linux Tips: take control of your bash_history. This explains that setting "export HISTCONTROL=ignoreboth" causes Bash not to store duplicate commands in history. For example, if you are checking "ps" waiting for some process to end:

ps -e | grep foo

and keep pressing up arrow every few seconds to repeat it, you'll end up with a long list of those in your history if this isn't set. If it is set, you get only the last.

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