Before when I installed Windows 10 when I press the arrow down or up button inside Git Bash I get my previous entered commands. But now when I have closed Git Bash i lose all the commands I have ever entered. How do I get this back?


Just enter exit inside the Git Bash console. It will make an .bash_history file.

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    Effectively it works, but I don't think is a good solution. Why when we close the window of git bash it doesn't update the .bash_history? – carmelolg Sep 24 '18 at 8:44
  • You only have to do it once though. The next time you close the window it will save. – Raymond the Developer Sep 24 '18 at 11:24
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    I thought also, but if I don't type exit it don't save the history – carmelolg Sep 24 '18 at 12:34
  • Or CTRL-D for fast exit also working. – dbreaux Feb 14 at 14:22
  • Observing that I lost my history because of an automatic Windows update & reboot as well :-( – dbreaux Feb 14 at 14:23

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