Commonly use Linux and Unix commands and shortcuts
Information, 02 Aug 2016, 08:36am GMT
CTRL+B - Moves the cursor backward one character.
CTRL+C - Cancels the currently running command.
CTRL+D - Logs out of the current session.
CTRL+F - Moves the cursor forward one character.
CTRL+H - Erase one character. Similar to pressing backspace.
CTRL+P - Paste previous line(s).
CTRL+S - Stops all output on screen (XOFF).
CTRL+Q - Turns all output stopped on screen back on (XON).
CTRL+U - Erases the complete line.
CTRL+W - Deletes the last word typed. For example, if you typed mv file1 file2 this shortcut would delete file2.
CTRL+Z - Cancels current operation, moves back a directory or takes the current operation and moves it to the background.
~ - Moves to the user's home directory.
!! - Repeats the line last entered at the shell. See history command for previous commands.
!$ - Repeats the last argument for the command last used. See history command for previous commands.
reset - Resets the terminal if terminal screen is not displaying correctly.
shutdown -h now - Remotely or locally shuts the system down.