How to manually save bash history

This is useful in the case you are not properly logged in via an OpenVZ session or even a normal SSH session that you fear may go down (if the connection is broken the history is not saved).

Save your bash_history like this:

history -w ~/.bash_history

You can always change the above to another file eg /tmp/somefile.txt or ~/someotherfile.txt


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