With four lines setup one time you can type the beginning of a command (ex: “ls”) then press the up and down arrows to see the most recent commands containing the text you typed (ex: “ls ~/scripts”) making it much easier to find what you’re looking for. To make this happen, create a text file called .inputrc in your home folder and put the following four lines inside:
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"\e[A": history-search-backward "\e[B": history-search-forward set show-all-if-ambiguous on set completion-ignore-case on
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