Bash Editing Shortcuts

Ctrl + k delete from cursor to the end of the command line
Ctrl + y paste word or text that was cut using one of the deletion shortcuts
Ctrl + xx move between start of command line and current cursor position
Alt + b move backward one word
Alt + f move forward one word
Alt + d delete to end of word starting at cursor
Alt + c capitalize to end of word starting at cursor
Alt + u make uppercase from cursor to end of word
 

Bash Bang (!) Commands

!! run last command
!blah run the most recent command that starts with ‘blah’ (e.g. !ls)
!blah:p print out the command that !blah would run
!* the previous command except for the last word
!n Execute nth command in history
!$ Last argument of last command
!^ First argument of last command
^abc Replace first occurance of abc with xyz in last command and execute it

Command Recall Shortcuts

Ctrl + g escape from history searching mode
Alt + . use the last word of the previous command
 

Bash Editing Shortcuts 2

Alt-Ctrl-] x moves the cursor backwards to the previous occurance of x
Alt-] x moves the cursor forward to the next occurance of x
Ctrl+t swap character under cursor with the previous one
Alt + t swap current word with previous
Alt + l make lowercase from cursor to end of word
 

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mishin mishin, 11:08 10 Oct 12

thanks, amazing sheet!

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