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Avoid to keep command in history

Is there a facility to skip history for some commands in Linux? How can I skip history for a login? When I login as user "abc", I don't want my machine to save commands history for user "abc".

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marked as duplicate by splattne Jan 1 '12 at 15:48

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You can use export the HISTIGNORE variable for this user. Have a look at this. To make it permanent, you need to export it in a file like ~/.bashrc.

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