Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for Linux / Unix

 
After a long time, am writing this post. Been very busy of late because of the Liver ailment, exams & office work. This time, I am writing about Linux / Unix shortcut keys that are quite handy, useful & will save you a lot of time & inconvenience. These shortcuts work in BASH shell (Bourne Again SHell). So make sure, you’re using BASH. Read on.
 
Ctrl+a Jump to the start of the line.
 
Ctrl+b
Move a character back i.e move cursor to the left.
 
Ctrl+dDelete from under the cursor.
 
Ctrl+e
Jump to the end of line.
 
Ctrl+f
Move forward a character i.e. move cursor to the right.
 
Ctrl+k
Delete the entire line.
 
Ctrl+l
Clear the screen.
 
Ctrl+u
Delete backwards from the current cursor position.
 
Alt+<
Move to the first line of the History.
 
Alt+>
Move to the last line of the History.
 

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