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Add Bash Auto Completion In CentOS 8

Add Bash Auto Completion In CentOS 8
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Insight: Tutorial to add bash auto completion in CentOS 8.

This tutorial will answer to your question about:

  1. How to add bash auto completion in CentOS 8
  2. How do I enable autocomplete feature in CentOS 8

Add Bash Auto Completion In CentOS 8

Open your terminal and run the following command to search for bash-completion on CentOS 8:

sudo yum search bash-completion

Or,

yum list bash-completion

Now, run the following command to add bash-completion CentOS 8. Type the following yum command to install auto-completion in CentOS 8:

sudo yum install bash-completion

OR

sudo dnf install bash-completion

The above command placed a shell script called /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh:

more /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh

OR

cat /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh

Run the following command to enable bash completion and enable it from the current session:

source /etc/profile.d/bash_completion.sh

Press the [TAB] key while typing a command to auto-complete syntax or options:

sudo dnf i[TAB]
cat /etc/ho[TAB]

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