Rerun Bash Commands with History Expansions

Cameron Nokes
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History expansions let you interact with bash's history. For example, if you forgot to run a command with sudo, you can sudo !! to rerun the last command with it. !$ can be used to access the last argument of the last command.

Alberto Maturano
Alberto Maturano
~ 2 years ago

There is an error in the transcription. It says:

[...] If I do !! sudo, you can see it runs it again. Now it works.

Should be:

[...] If I do sudo !!, you can see it runs it again. Now it works