To re-run the previous command:
history 1 pwd 2 cp memo.txt /tmp 3 cd 4 history !! 1 pwd 2 cp memo.txt /tmp 3 cd 4 history 5 history
The history command is used to list the command history. Then the previous command is reexecuted, listing the command history again!
To re-run a specific command:
This re-runs command number three (3) in the command history.
To re-run the most recent command that starts with a particular character string:
!pw pwd /home/grace
This re-runs the command pwd.
To re-run the most recent command that contains a particular character string:
This re-runs the history command.