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Old 11-19-2007
I want to refer to an old command

I want to see a command that I typed a few days back. It looks like I can access only the latest 1000 commands through the history command. Is there a way I can access it or has it been deleted?
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Old 11-19-2007
"more ~/.sh_history" will show what is stored, but your HISTSIZE variable controls how many are saved, and you can't retrieve what's been deleted unless you restor your .sh_history from a backup.
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Old 11-19-2007
Oh... Ok... Thank you... I just did what you suggested and it shows 1000 as the HISTSIZE. Guess I'll go ask the root to restore my previous backup. Thanks again...
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