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In the bash, one can enable a "search-as-you-type-like" behaviour by changing eg. the .inputrc :

  1 ## arrow up
  2 "\e[A":history-search-backward
  3 ## arrow down
  4 #"\e[B":history-search-forward

Is there anything similar in the LXTerminal, besides hitting CTRL+r?

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closed as off topic by Luis Alvarado Mar 13 '13 at 19:28

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there's another way to do history search with the terminal, it's not the same but it's close enought take a look at this… – maniat1k Feb 29 '12 at 21:57
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! – Eric Carvalho Mar 13 '13 at 18:25