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Bash Keyboard shortcuts

#Bash Keyboard Shortcuts

###Cursor movement:

Ctrl + a   Go to the beginning of the line (Home)
Ctrl + e   Go to the End of the line (End)
Ctrl + p   Previous command (Up arrow)
Ctrl + n   Next command (Down arrow)
Alt + b   Back (left) one word
Alt + f   Forward (right) one word
Ctrl + f   Forward one character
Ctrl + b   Backward one character
Ctrl + xx  Toggle between the start of line and current cursor position

###Editing:

Ctrl + l   Clear the Screen, similar to the clear command
Ctrl + u   Cut/delete the line before the cursor position.
Alt + Del Delete the Word before the cursor.
Alt + d   Delete the Word after the cursor.
Ctrl + d   Delete character under the cursor
Ctrl + h   Delete character before the cursor (Backspace)
Ctrl + w   Cut the Word before the cursor to the clipboard.
Ctrl + k   Cut the Line after the cursor to the clipboard.
Alt + t   Swap current word with previous
Ctrl + t   Swap the last two characters before the cursor (typo). 
Esc  + t   Swap the last two words before the cursor.
Ctrl + y   Paste the last thing to be cut (yank)
Alt + u   UPPER capitalize every character from the cursor to the end of the current word.
Alt + l   Lower the case of every character from the cursor to the end of the current word.
Alt + c   Capitalize the character under the cursor and move to the end of the word.
Alt + r   Cancel the changes and put back the line as it was in the history (revert).
Ctrl + _   Undo
TAB        Tab completion for file/directory names

###History:

Ctrl + r   Recall the last command including the specified character(s)
           searches the command history as you type.
           Equivalent to : vim ~/.bash_history. 
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)
Ctrl + s   Go back to the next most recent command.
           (beware to not execute it from a terminal because this will also launch its XOFF).
Ctrl + o   Execute the command found via Ctrl+r or Ctrl+s
Ctrl + g   Escape from history searching mode
!!         Repeat last command
!abc       Run last command starting with abc
!abc:p     Print last command starting with abc
!$         Last argument of previous command
ALT + .    Last argument of previous command
!*         All arguments of previous command
^abc­^­def   Run previous command, replacing abc with def

###Process control:

Ctrl + C   Interrupt/Kill whatever you are running (SIGINT)
Ctrl + l   Clear the screen
Ctrl + s   Stop output to the screen (for long running verbose commands)
Ctrl + q   Allow output to the screen (if previously stopped using command above)
Ctrl + D   Send an EOF marker, unless disabled by an option, this will close the current shell (EXIT)
Ctrl + Z   Send the signal SIGTSTP to the current task, which suspends it.
           To return to it later enter fg 'process name' (foreground).

###Emacs mode vs Vi Mode

All the above assume that bash is running in the default Emacs setting, if you prefer this can be switched to Vi shortcuts instead.

####Set Vi Mode in bash:

$ set -o vi 

####Set Emacs Mode in bash:

$ set -o emacs 
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