On 9/21/2016 7:06 AM, David wrote:
On 21 September 2016 at 21:59, Richard Owlett <rowl...@cloud85.net> wrote:
I'm learning the shell.
That may be an an even better question than meets the eye.
I have two use cases:
1. the immediate one being whatever shell MATE terminal uses.
Sub-question: When in an arbitrary terminal of an arbitrary
how would I determine which shell is in use?
2. The motivation for learning shell is to create a custom
preseed.cfg file as per
"B.5.3. Chainloading preconfiguration files" of
Try 'man whatever.shell.you.are.using' and read what it says about "history".
In bash for example, you can set HISTFILESIZE to zero.