ssh feature - ignore colon in host name

Laurent GAUTROT laurent at
Sat Feb 20 08:51:41 EST 2010

> From: Paul Mansfield <paul.mansfield at>
> Subject: ssh feature - ignore colon in host name
> it would make life a lot easier if I could type
>    scp myfile user at
>    ssh !$
> or sometimes I simply copy too much and paste in host name and then have
> the faff of removing it. ok, that's a particularly bad example of being
> lazy :-)

What about [Esc]-[.]. This would display the last argument of the
previous command. You would then just have to remove the colon with
backspace, for instance.

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