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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Bash Tips and Tricks

Hi friends most of the professionals work on different linux  flavours, this keyboard shortcut will be handy for them and will be updating if i find any and let me know if we can add something to this list of shortcuts.

Esc + T
Swap the last two   words before the cursor
Ctrl + A
Go to the beginning   of the line you are currently typing on
Ctrl +   L             
Clears the Screen,   similar to the clear command
Ctrl + U
Clears the line   before the cursor position.
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 + T
Swap the last two   characters before the cursor
Ctrl + E
Go to the end of the   line you are currently typing on
Ctrl + K
Clear the line after   the cursor
Alt + F
Move cursor forward   one word on the current line
Alt + B
Move cursor backward   one word on the current line
Auto-complete files   and folder names
Ctrl + Y
to paste it (as in delete and   copy) all text in front of the cursor
Esc + .
To paste the argument of previous command

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