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In guake I can type ls UP-ARROW and it will show ls /home/blah for example. In terminator using up arrow after typing ls just brings me to the command I entered prior. Is there any way to enable this in terminator / what is this functionality called? I use zsh by the way.

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If you use bash, you can add the following to your ~/.inputrc

"\e[A": history-search-backward
"\e[B": history-search-forward

If you use zsh, you can add the following to your ~/.zshrc

bindkey "^[[A" history-search-backward
bindkey "^[[B" history-search-forward
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I actually use zsh but this is exactly what I meant. – jett May 16 '13 at 3:11
@jett I think you want bindkey “^[[A" history-search-backward and bindkey "^[[B" history-search-forward then – demure May 16 '13 at 3:55
hm.. I applied it but no avail. – jett May 16 '13 at 4:46
@jett in your ~/.zshrc? Sorry, didn't list that earlier; zsh doesn't care about ~/.inputrc. – demure May 16 '13 at 5:26
yes at the bottom of my zshrc. It doesn't have any noticeable affect. – jett May 16 '13 at 6:30

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