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  • Terminal / Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts

    31st December 2014

    Raspberry-Pi

    Raspberrypi - Codehaven

    Ctrl + U Clears the line before the cursor position. If you are at the end of the line, clears the entire line.
    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 + 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 + 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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