- wonderful. Now I wan't to enter
and can prevent it to enter the history, therefore prevent it to overwrite ls /tmp, if I start the command with a blank:
It's hard to see, but if you know it ...
It is controlled by
ignoredups only ignores duplicated commands, ignoreboth ignores spaces at the beginning of line, which is useful, to hide otherwise unhidden passwords.
But maybe you're out for a solution, where you end with both commands, the unmodified old one, and the new one. My version of bash or settings behave like this, but I don't know, what's different to yours.