How to clear your bash history

For old commands, just edit .bash_history and delete whatever you want from inside.

For commands in the current session, just run this command before you exit:

unset HISTFILE

The $HISTFILE environment variable is the one which holds your commands and will flush to the file once you exit the session.

Source: http://www.kossboss.com/linux—bash-history-clearing

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