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Every new command is wrapped in a tweet and posted to Twitter. Following the stream is a great way of staying abreast of the latest commands. For the more discerning, there are Twitter accounts for commands that get a minimum of 3 and 10 votes - that way only the great commands get tweeted.
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: Jump to line number n. Default is the start of the file.
: Jump to line number n. Default is the end of the file.
: Search for pattern. Regular expressions can be used. [/ = slash] Press / and then Enter to repeat the previous search pattern. Press ESC and then u to undo search highlighting.
: Go to next match (after a successful search).
: Go to previous match.
: Mark the current position with letter.
: Return to position letter. [' = single quote]
'^ or g
: Go to start of file.
'$ or G
: Go to end of file.
: Save current content (got from another program like grep) in a file.
= or Ctrl+g
: File information.
: continually read information from file and follow its end. Useful for logs watching. Use Ctrl+c to exit this mode.
: Toggle command-line option -option.
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