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How do I remove the history for Alt+F2?

I accidentally typed my password in there and now I cannot get rid of it.

I have tried the old way for Gnome2 which was under gnome-settings. I have also tried unity-runner and set that to default. Neither of them work.

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and Gnome 3. I have tried every method that I was able to find on the internet thus far and nothing has worked. My Alt+F2 history remains. Even tried a complete removal of Gnome and re-install no luck.

If anybody could help me it would be greatly appreciated.

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To remove everything from the history just run

gsettings reset org.gnome.shell command-history

If you only want to remove some parts of the history, than it is easiest to just start dconf-editor and remove the unwanted command from the history under org->gnome->shell-> command-history.

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I don't use gnome ATM, but minor research came up with this for gnome3:

 Install dconf-tools.

 Run dconf Editor and navigate to /desktop/unity/runner/history

(from http://www.techques.com/question/24-122473/Delete-Alt-F2-history)

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Since this appears to be a valid answer I'll let the proper contents remain. Further hate messages won't be tolerated. –  Luís de Sousa Jan 9 at 14:46
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