During my day-to-day activities, I use the Bash shell a lot. My #1 policy is to optimize the most frequently used activities as much as possible, so I’ve compiled these handy bash shortcuts and hints (tested in SecureCRT on Windows and Konsole on Linux). The article only touches on the default bash mode – emacs, not vi. If you haven’t specifically assigned your shell mode to vi (set –o vi), you’re almost certainly using the emacs mode. Learn these and your shell productivity will skyrocket, I guarantee it.
Update #1: In response to a few people saying this list is too short and “[he] could've added something to it, to atleast make it look longer” (quote from one of Stumbleupon reviewers), I want to clarify something. I deliberately did not include every single bash …[Read more]