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Bash Linux Command Line Keyboard Shortcuts. Reference:http://www.skorks.com/2009/09/bash-shortcuts-for-maximum-productivity/
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Command Editing

Ctrl + a
go to the start of the command line
Ctrl + e
go to the end of the command line
Ctrl + k
delete from cursor to the end of the command line
Ctrl + u
delete from cursor to the start of the command line
Ctrl + w
delete from cursor to start of word (i.e. delete backwards one word)
Ctrl + y
paste word or text that was cut using one of the deletion shortcuts (such as the one above) after the cursor
Ctrl + xx
move between start of command line and current cursor position (and back again)
Alt + b
move backward one word (or go to start of word the cursor is currently on)
Alt + f
move forward one word (or go to end of word the cursor is currently on)
Alt + d
delete to end of word starting at cursor (whole word if cursor is at the beginning of word)
Alt + c
capitalize to end of word starting at cursor (whole word if cursor is at the beginning of word)
 

Command Editing (cont'd)

Alt + u
make uppercase from cursor to end of word
Alt + l
make lowercase from cursor to end of word
Alt + t
swap current word with previous
Ctrl + f
move forward one character
Ctrl + b
move backward one character
Ctrl + d
delete character under the cursor
Ctrl + h
delete character before the cursor
Ctrl + t
swap character under cursor with the previous one

Command Control

Ctrl + l
clear the screen
Ctrl + s
stops the output to the screen (for long running verbose command)
Ctrl + q
allow output to the screen (if previously stopped using command above)
Ctrl + c
terminate the command
Ctrl + z
suspen­d/stop the command
 

Command Recall

Ctrl + r
search the history backwards
Ctrl + g
escape from history searching mode
Ctrl + p
previous command in history (i.e. walk back through the command history)
Ctrl + n
next command in history (i.e. walk forward through the command history)
Alt + .
use the last word of the previous command

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 (also adds it as the latest command in the command history)
!$
the last word of the previous command (same as Alt + .)
!$:p
print out the word that !$ would substitute
!*
the previous command except for the last word (e.g. if you type ‘find some_f­ile.txt /‘, then !* would give you ‘find some_f­ile.txt‘)
!*:p
print out what !* would substitute

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