Insight: Basic Linux Terminal Shortcuts Every User Must Know [ Bash Commands]
It’s always good to have some knowledge on Linux terminal shortcuts. It will reduce your time and increase your efficiency too.
Let’s See Some Of The Useful Linux Terminal Shortcuts
|Ctrl+F||Moves the cursor forward one character.|
|Ctrl+C||This command cancels the currently running command.|
|Ctrl+D||This command logs out of the current session.|
|Ctrl+B||Moves the cursor backward one character.|
|Ctrl+H||Erase one character.|
|Ctrl+P||Paste previous line.|
|Ctrl+U||Erases the complete line.|
|Ctrl+Alt+L||It locks the screen.|
|Ctrl+S||Stops all output on-screen (XOFF).|
|Ctrl+Q||Turns all output stopped on-screen back on (XON).|
|Ctrl+W||Deletes the last word typed. For example.|
Some other useful shortcuts are:
- Ctrl + Shift + F: Search
- Super+A: This command shows the list of applications.
- Alt+f1: It opens the system menu.
- Shift+Del: permanently deletes.
- Alt+Tab: It switches between open applications.
- CTRL+ALT+DOWN: List the open applications on the current workspace.
- Ctrl+A : All selection.
- Alt+F2: Pop up the command window.
- Alt+Esc: This command switches between the windows in the current workspace.
- Alt+PrtScr: It takes a screenshot of a window.
- Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R: Start and end screen-cast recording.
- Down Arrow / Ctrl + N: It takes back to a more recent command
- Ctrl + K: It deletes from the current cursor position to the end of the line.
- Ctrl + U: It deletes from the start of the line to the current cursor position in the terminal.
- Alt + C: It capitalizes letter where cursor is and moves to end of word