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Save all of your Terminal activity to a file
Authored by: amusingfool on May 15, '12 07:12:56AM

Two other important points, when using this feature. Close your shells using 'exit', not just allowing them to end. This forces a flush to the .bash_history. And you can also do
export HISTCONTROL=erasedups

This will keep duplicates from being written to the file. It does some odd things to the history substitutions (when at history entry 1024, !-2 and !1022 might not do the same thing), but does prevent 500 instances of 'cd' from taking over the history.

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