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posted at 24. Aug '21
Bash provides many hot keys to ease use. Like:
- ctrl-l – clear screen
- ctrl-r – does a search in the previously given commands so that you don’t have to repeat long command.
- ctrl-u – clears the typing before the hotkey.
- ctrl-a – takes you to the begining of the command you are currently typing.
- ctrl-e – takes you to the end of the command you are currently typing in.
- esc-b – takes you back by one word while typing a command.
- ctrl-c – kills the current command or process.
- ctrl-d – kills the shell.
- ctrl-h – deletes one letter at a time from the command you are typing in.
- ctrl-z – puts the currently running process in background, the process can be brought back to run state by using fg command.
- esc-p – like ctrl-r lets you search through the previously given commands.
- esc-. – gives the last command you typed.