for bash history I don't have permissions

Bug #1000021 reported by prasad on 2012-05-16
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Bug Description

I just typed sudo bash exited after some installation of JVM.
Then onwards I am seeing a wierd problem
1. My bash history is limited to current session
2. .bash_history - only root is having rw permissions. Which makes .bash_history not accessible.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: bash 4.2-2ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.37-generic-pae 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic-pae i686
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu7
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed May 16 07:46:14 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20120423)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: bash
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

prasad (gpvprasad-yahoo) wrote :
Ohadcn (ohadcn) wrote :

look as a permission error for me, try running
sudo chown 1000 ~/.bash_history

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