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Place the argument of the most recent command on the shell

Terminal - Place the argument of the most recent command on the shell
cd !$
2010-08-26 08:51:01
User: YCFlame
Functions: cd
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Place the argument of the most recent command on the shell

using "!$" will save another ton of typing than 'ALT+.' or ' .'

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Terminal - Alternatives
'ALT+.' or '<ESC> .'
2009-03-20 11:36:04
User: atoponce
257

When typing out long arguments, such as:

cp file.txt /var/www/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/

You can put that argument on your command line by holding down the ALT key and pressing the period '.' or by pressing <ESC> then the period '.'. For example:

cd 'ALT+.'

would put '/var/www/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/ as my argument. Keeping pressing 'ALT+.' to cycle through arguments of your commands starting from most recent to oldest. This can save a ton of typing.

<ESC> .
<ALT> .
<ALT>+<.> or <ALT>+<NUM>+<.> or <ALT>+<NUM>,<ALT>+<.>
2011-03-01 17:41:08
User: aikikode
9

After executing a command with multiple arguments like

cp ./temp/test.sh ~/prog/ifdown.sh

you can paste any argument of the previous command to the console, like

ls -l ALT+1+.

is equivalent to

ls -l ./temp/test.sh

ALT+0+. stands for command itself ('ls' in this case)

Simple ALT+. cycles through last arguments of previous commands.

<Esc> _
2011-03-07 10:06:46
User: homburg
4

This works if your terminal is in Vi mode

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