On 2014-01-22 23:16, LaQuirrELL wrote:
> So, in view of that, was I asking about ‘shell’ ? Is that what stores
> the recent commands that show when I push the up arrow?
> Is shell the only program like this? are there others?
There are other shells.
> Is Konsole just a terminal? A software type terminal? How many different
> terminals are there?
Yes, there are more terminals. Each desktop has its own one, and there
are other independent ones, like xterm.
There are also terminals in Windows, created to connect to Linux/Unix
machines, like putty.
There are things similar to terminals, like minicom, that run inside a
terminal, made to connect to other machines via serial port, and there
it can run a shell which you view on your machine. Or the traditional
Basically a “terminal” program emulates the text only old console of old
computers. With additions.
> Where does bash fit in here?
Basically it interprets what you type, and does the things you tell it
to do, like starting another program.
> Well, apparently there are more questions created as I get into this.
>> delete all the commands in .bash_history
> where is this file found?
On your home.
> I have done a search[Find] through Dolphin
> file manager but it .bash_history] was not found.
Because it is a hidden file. That’s what the dot means
Also, deleting the file deletes what you did on the previous session,
which has probably be already read into memory into the current session,
and thus will be written again to the history file.
Cheers / Saludos,
Carlos E. R.
(from 12.3 x86_64 “Dartmouth” at Telcontar)