History command linux

If you have typed in some long command on linux Terminal console, and you would like to execute that command again without typing the long text again. You can use the history command to help you find the command you executed earlier

Lets say I want to search a command that has following text ('vboxsf') in it

Step 1

history | grep 'vboxsf'

You will get results like
180 mount -t vboxsf windowswww /var/www/windowswww
289 mount -t vboxsf windowswww /var/www/windowswww

Step 2

If lets say you want to repeat the command number 180
Then simply type following on your Terminal console
!180

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