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10 Lesser Known Commands for Linux - Part 3

Nov 16, 2013, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ravi Saive)

We have come up with the third article of this series which includes few other lesser known Linux commands, worth knowing. May be you are already aware of these commands, no doubt you are an experienced Linux user and loves exploration.

22. ^foo^bar Command

Run the last command with modification, in a single instance. Suppose I need to run a command ‘ls -l‘ to long list the content of a directory say ‘Desktop’. Accidentally, you type ‘lls -l‘. So now you will have to retype the whole command or edit the previous command using navigation key. That is painful when the command is long.

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