Mar 17

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Ctrl + A

Go to the beginning of the line you are currently typing on

Ctrl + E

Go to the end of the line you are currently typing on

Ctrl + L

Clears the Screen, similar to the clear command

Ctrl + U

Clears the line before the cursor position. If you are at the end of the line, clears the entire line.

Ctrl + H

Same as backspace

Ctrl + R

Let’s you search through previously used commands

Ctrl + C

Kill whatever you are running

Ctrl + D

Exit the current shell

Ctrl + Z

Puts whatever you are running into a suspended background process. fg restores it.

Ctrl + W

Delete the word before the cursor

Ctrl + K

Clear the line after the cursor

Ctrl + T

Swap the last two characters before the cursor

Esc + T

Swap the last two words before the cursor

Alt + F

Move cursor forward one word on the current line

Alt + B

Move cursor backward one word on the current line

Tab

Auto-complete files and folder names

command to find files with permission 777

find / -perm 000777 -print | more -> to search the whole directory

find . -perm 000777 -print | more -> to search the current directory