Clean .bash_history

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How to keep .bash_history clean, but at the same time be able to check any commands was executed ever?

  1. Create file .bash_history_clean with list of useful commands that you usually use.
  2. In ~.bashrc add following lines:
    mv .bash_history ".bash_history_$(date +"%s")"
    cp .bash_history_clean .bash_history

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