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Command-line history. More information:

  • Display the commands history list with line numbers:


  • Display the last 20 commands (in Zsh it displays all commands starting from the 20th):

history {{20}}

  • Display history with timestamps in different formats (only available in Zsh):

history -{{d|f|i|E}}

  • Clear the commands history list (only for current Bash shell):

history -c

  • Overwrite history file with history of current Bash shell (often combined with history -c to purge history):

history -w

  • Delete the history entry at the specified offset:

history -d {{offset}}