"If you've ever used GNU/Linux, chances are good that you've
used bash. Some people hold the belief that using a GUI is faster
than using a CLI. These people have obviously never seen someone
who uses a shell proficiently. In this tutorial, I hope to show you
just a few of the amazing features bash provides that will increase
your productivity in the shell."
"Everyone knows about bash history, right? You'd be surprised.
Most modern distributions come with bash history enabled and
working. If you've never done so before, try using the up and down
arrow keys to scroll through your command history. The up arrow
will cycle through your command history from newest to oldest, and
the down arrow does, well, the opposite."
"As luck would have it, different terminals handle arrow keys
differently, so the brilliant minds behind bash came up with
additional methods for accessing and making use of the command
history. We'll start with history. This command simply gives you a
numbered list of the commands you've entered with the oldest
command having the smallest number. Simple right?"
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