How to See History of Commands Entered in CLI

Command History in Windows

In windows, command prompt you can use up and down arrow keys to view command history. Or run the command doskey /history to view list of previously used commands.

In windows PowerShell: Similar to command prompt you can use up and down arrow keys to see command history. or run the command Get-History to view command history.

Unix-like Terminals (Linux, macOS, Git Bash, etc.):

You can use the up and down arrow keys to scroll through your command history. You can use history command to view list of previously used commands.

You can search your command history by pressing Ctrl + R and then typing a keyword. It will show you the most recently used commands based on keyword input. If you press Ctrl+ R repeatedly, it will cycle through matching commands based on the keyword input.

To view specific command type ! followed by command number. For example !5 will show command number 5 from history.

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