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I tried the approach in http://superuser.com/a/462871 and it works. But I don't want my gmail password to be stored in command history. Is there a way to avoid this?

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If you are using a Bash shell then try adding a space to the beginning of the command you enter.

If that does not work then add [ \t]* to HISTIGNORE.

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