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GNU: Fix Search History Backwards

http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Searching.html

To search backward in the history for a particular string, type C-r. Typing C-s searches forward through the history.

The problem with Ctrl-S however is that sometimes collides with XON/XOFF flow control (in Konsole for instance). The searching is a readline feature however, and you should be able to bind it to some other key.

Update: Simpler and better is just to disable XON/XOFF by running

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