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Bash hot-keys

Just a quick mentioning of some Bash hot-keys to make your life easier.

I use Vi/Vim as my editor, but prefer the Emacs hot-keys which is default in the Bash shell.

You can actually shift between Vi and Emacs hot-keys by executing:

set -o vi

or

set -o emacs

The following hot-keys all work in Emacs mode:

Key Effect and memory hook
ctrl-l clear the screen, lose all previous output
ctrl-c abort current line (or the running process)
ctrl-r search in history while typing
ctrl-e jump to the end of the line
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