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history

Command-line history. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Bash-History-Builtins.html.

  • Display the commands history list with line numbers:

history

  • Display the last 20 commands:

history {{20}}

  • 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}}