How do I clear my Bash history in Mac OS X?
I've entered a few "errors" and just want to clear them off. How do I do that?
To clear it, just delete the
~/.bash_history file. If you want to just remove the offending lines you can open
~/.bash_history in the editor of your choice. For me, this would be
and then going to the beginning of each bad line and pressing control ^+K.
Or your can just fill your
.bash_history with empty.
Run this: (including the
You can run:
I use it often, so I made an alias to
To view your bash history enter the command:
You will get an index of your history.
You can clear your entire history like so:
You can clear the 45th item in your history like so:
history -d 45
(get you can see the history item numbers by executing the