command prompt history filtered by initial letters

alex23 wuwei23 at
Fri May 1 02:26:05 CEST 2009

On May 1, 8:01 am, limit <todd.les... at> wrote:
> How do I get this command history filter working on the centos
> install? I see that <ctrl-r> allows history search. That is the
> workaround.

If you can, try installing & using iPython instead:

Along with a wealth of other useful features, it provides exactly the
kind of history behaviour you're looking for.

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