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Re: history command

Am Mi, den 01.06.2005 schrieb jim martin um 16:30:

> I was wondering how the command history work.  For
> example when I type history in the root, I am seeing
> all the past commands that I had type. But my
> colleague did type some commands just now but they
> seems not shown in the history file. He is type those
> command using root too. Anyone know why it is not
> shown in my history command session output. Anyone
> know why? 

The bash history is written at shell exit. You may use something like
'PROMPT_COMMAND="history -w"'

> Besides, how do I see other non-root user command
> history ?  

You want to spy? Please respect user's privacy.


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