So, I wanted to see all the history of commands of a certain user, me more specifically, the probem is that I want to do soo in a NFS server that I am connected through ssh, so, everytime I disconect from it the history restart's.

Any help will be welcome.

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    cat ~/.$(SHELL)_history please try to do some research next time
    – j-money
    Feb 23, 2019 at 18:40
  • @j-money Post as an answer, please
    – unixandria
    Feb 24, 2019 at 2:47
  • I tried, but the coomands didn't work on my server, i will try yours and see if it works Feb 24, 2019 at 9:05

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You can find the history for your specific user under ~/.$(SHELL)_history as ~ expands to your users home directory /home/USER/


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