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Go to begin of current command line

Terminal - Go to begin of current command line
CTRL + a
2009-03-23 16:41:04
User: hardest
-1
Go to begin of current command line

Go to begin of the current command line.

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Comment by mpb 388 weeks ago

This only works if you're using some kind of emacs editing mode in your shell. *hence why ctrl+a works because that command exists in the emacs editor*.

If you "set -o vi" in bash or use some other command line editing mode this won't work. If you're using vi editing mode, you'd need to use shift+^ to achieve the same end result.

Comment by scifisamurai 387 weeks and 6 days ago

It's a tragedy that the default screen settings conflict with this.

Comment by awt 387 weeks and 6 days ago

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