Shell tab-completion and other helpful command-line tricks
derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Jan 29 23:59:36 GMT 2009
Jonas Norlander wrote:
> CTRL+A move to beginning of line.
I'd completely forgotten that I used to do that, because HOME usually does
the job, now
> CTRL+E move to end of line.
> ALT+F move forward a word.
CTRL-RIGHT (except I buggered that by following somebody else's advice, and
haven't got around to fixing it, so it's nice to see that ALT-F and ALT-B
> ALT+B move back a word.
> CTRL+L clear screen.
> CTRL+k remove the text from the cursor to the end of the line.
hmmm. Never did know that one...
> CTRL+X BACKSPACE remove text from the cursor to the beginning of the line.
> ALT+D delete a word forward.
> ALT+BACKSPACE delete a word backwards.
As, always with Linux, there's more than one way to do anything :-)
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