Thursday, June 18, 2015

Bash Shortcut keys

Bash Shortcut keys

Ctrl + A Takes cursor to the beginning of the line
Ctrl + E Takes you to the end of the line
Ctrl + L        Clears the Screen, same like clear command
Ctrl + U Clears the line before the cursor position. If you are at the end of the line, clears the entire line.
Ctrl + H Same as backspace
Ctrl + R Let’s you search through previously used commands
Ctrl + C Kill whatever you are running
Ctrl + D Exit the current shell
Ctrl + Z Puts whatever you are running into a suspended background process. fg restores it.
Ctrl + W Delete the word before the cursor
Ctrl + K Clear the line after the cursor
Ctrl + X Then Backspace clear the line before the cursor
Ctrl + T Swap the last two characters before the cursor
Esc + L Changes to upper case
Esc + U Changes to lower case
Esc + T Swap the last two words before the cursor
Alt + F Move cursor forward one word on the current line
Alt + B Move cursor backward one word on the current line
Tab Auto-complete files and folder names

Credit: Online

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