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bash/ksh hotkeys

bash
 
ksh
ctrl-l
clear screen
esc-\
auto comple­tion. only work if the file/c­ommand is in current directory
ctrl-r
does a search in the previously given commands so thatdoes a search in the previously given commands so that you dont have to repeat long command
esc-k
scroll up
ctrl-u
clears the typing before the hotkey.
esc-j
scroll down
ctrl-a
takes you to the begining of the command you are currently typing.
esc-/
search in the previously given commands (esc-/ keyin the command you want search & enter. press n or N to go to the next or previous command, even ctrl-r in bash can't go to the next or previous command or maybe i just don't know how.
ctrl-e
takes you to the end of the command you are currently typing in.
esc-=
filename check - this is cool!!!
esc-b
takes you back by one word while typing a command.
esc-l
forward one character
ctrl-c
kills the current command or process.
esc-h
backward one character
ctrl-d
kills the shell.
esc-x
delete one character
ctrl-h
deletes one letter at a time from the command you are typing in.
esc-r
replace one character
ctrl-z
puts the currently running process in backgr­ound, the process can be brought back to run state by using fg command.
esc-e
forward end of word
esc-p
like ctrl-r lets you search through the previously given commands.
esc-b
backward beginning of word
esc
gives the last command you typed.
esc-d
delete to end of line
tab
auto completion
esc-i
insert text (current space)
  
esc-a
insert text (adjacent space)
  
esc-^
move cursor to beginning of line
  
esc-$
move cursor to end of line
for ksh:
set -o vi first
esc key is not necessary if you are currently in comman­d-mode

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