Most useful BASH shortcuts

29 Mar

ctrl-r : search through your history
ctrl-a/ctrl-e : go to start/end of line
ctrl-w/alt- : delete previous word
ctrl-t : transpose/swap previous two characters
alt-t : transpose/swap previous two words
ctrl-y : previous delete (like paste)
!$ : “!$” means the last argument of previous command
!^ : “!^” means the first argument of previous command

$   : show all system variables

screen : command to de-couple running program from terminal

good vim tips:
http://rayninfo.co.uk/vimtips.html

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