Shorter Hacks 20: IPython history

In IPython you can print all commands of the current session with (in a copy-paste able version) by %hist. If you want to display the history of the previous time you used IPython you can do that by %hist ~1/. To search the full history for a keyword, use %hist -g foobar.

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The series Shorter Hacks consists of tips and tricks for Linux nerds. Flags, hacks, and features of everyday tools that you might not know already, but that will enrich your life. I currently have a list of around 40 hacks I collected and plan to publish them roughly weekly. In order for this series to continue, please send me your best trick(s). The focus is not on fancy new tools or extensive rc-file content, but little known features in software most people already use. Send them to michael bei schoenitzer punkt de.
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