Some useful KeyBoard shortcuts for Linux CLI
Are you spending a lot of time at your Linux CLI (Command Line Interface)?
If you are spending more time with the CLI, please memorize the hotkeys explained below. This will increase the work speed and save a ton of your time in day-today life. Here I’m listing some interesting Linux CLI hotkeys to save your time.
Ctrl + A : Go to the beginning of the line you are currently typing on Ctrl + E : Go to the end 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. 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. Ctrl + W : Delete the word before the cursor Ctrl + K : Clear the line after the cursor Ctrl + T : Swap the last two characters before the cursor 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
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