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Install Bash Autocomplete feature on CentOS/Fedora Linux

In this article we will show you how to install Bash Autocomplete feature on CentOS/RHEL or Fedora Linux.
You need to use YUM command to install bash-completion package on your CentOS/RHEL or Fedora Linux.
Type following command to install bash-completion package:

# yum install bash-completion -y

Example output:

# yum install bash-completion -y
Failed to set locale, defaulting to C
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Setting up Install Process
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirrors.viralvps.com
 * extras: ftp.nluug.nl
 * rpmforge: ftp.nluug.nl
 * updates: mirror.widexs.nl
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package bash-completion.noarch 0:20060301-1.el6.rf will be installed
--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

=======================================================================================
 Package                Arch          Version                    Repository       Size
=======================================================================================
Installing:
 bash-completion        noarch        20060301-1.el6.rf          rpmforge        125 k

Transaction Summary
=======================================================================================
Install       1 Package(s)

Total download size: 125 k
Installed size: 470 k
Downloading Packages:
bash-completion-20060301-1.el6.rf.noarch.rpm                    | 125 kB     00:00
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing : bash-completion-20060301-1.el6.rf.noarch                            1/1
  Verifying  : bash-completion-20060301-1.el6.rf.noarch                            1/1

Installed:
  bash-completion.noarch 0:20060301-1.el6.rf

Complete!


To use auto competition feature, your need to press TAB key (Example: yum install ht [tab][tab]):

autocomplite feature
autocomplite feature

That is all!

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