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Old 12-06-2007
history of commands

I would like to log all the commands I type (on the terminal) to a file. The command "history" does this only for current terminal only. I typically keep around 10 terminals open.


Note: I do not have root access.
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Old 12-07-2007
I am using tcshell.
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Old 12-07-2007
create a .logout file at your home
write a command to append your history to a specific file

history >> my_history

if u know exactly the history filename
cat history_filename my_history
Rakesh UV
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