I want to execute some commands but don't want to store them in the command history. So that nobody will be able to search it in the
Start your command with a space and it won't be included in the history.
Be aware that this does require the environment variable
$HISTCONTROL to be set.
Check that the following command returns
#> echo $HISTCONTROL
To add the environment variable if missing, the following line can be
added to the bash profile. E.g.
After sourcing the profile again space prefixed commands will not be written to