Bash settings

A few settings to be put into the .bashrc.

Ignore duplicates in history, but do put in comands that start with spaces:

HISTCONTROL=ignoredups # (default: ignoreboth)

Keep a lot of history:

export HISTSIZE=10000  # default: 1000
export HISTFILESIZE=10000  # default: 1000

When the shell exits, append to the history file instead of overwriting it:

shopt -s histappend 

Disable the annoying password thingy in KDE:

unset SSH_ASKPASS
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I am a computational linguist, teacher of computer science and above all a huge fan of LaTeX. I use LaTeX for everything, including things you never wanted to do with LaTeX. My latest love is lilypond, aka LaTeX for music. I'll post at irregular intervals about cool stuff, stupid hacks and annoying settings I want to remember for the future.