Commands tagged shortcut (11)

  • This command shows the various shortcuts that can be use in bash, including Ctrl+L, Ctrl+R, etc... You can translate "\C-y" to Ctrl+y, for example. Show Sample Output


    40
    bind -P
    ricardofunke · 2012-05-28 18:51:59 3

  • 8
    <Alt-Shift-#>
    kev · 2011-09-09 19:28:45 7
  • This should work with different locales. Another post reports Show Sample Output


    6
    <ESC> #
    ioggstream · 2011-09-13 17:01:44 6
  • This will copy a file from your current directory to the same location on another machine. Handy for configuring ha, copying your resolv.conf, .bashrc, anything in /usr/local, etc. Show Sample Output


    3
    scp filename [email protected]:`pwd`
    shadus · 2011-10-29 07:12:17 0
  • Use '[email protected]' to set a mark. See the first comment for a better explanation.


    2
    ctrl-x ctrl-x
    somaddict · 2012-11-16 03:49:26 3
  • This command disable sending of start/stop characters. It's useful when you want to use incremental reverse history search forward shortcut (Ctrl+s). To enable again, type: stty -ixoff


    1
    stty -ixon
    ricardofunke · 2012-05-28 19:04:19 0
  • useful signals are: pkill -SIGSTOP mpg321 #pause pkill -SIGCONT mpg321 #resume pkill -SIGHUP mpg321 #stop pkill -SIGKILL mpg321 #force exit TIP: use aliases or shortcuts to control mpg321 from the Desktop Manager


    0
    pkill -{signal} mpg321
    neurignacio · 2011-11-23 12:11:02 0
  • Super fast way to ftp/telnet/netcat/ssh/ping your loopback address for testing. The default route 0.0.0.0 is simply reduced to 0. Show Sample Output


    0
    telnet 0 <port>
    somaddict · 2012-11-16 03:38:49 0
  • Shows all available keyboard bindings in bash. Pretty printing. Show Sample Output


    0
    bind -P | grep -v "is not" | sed -e 's/can be found on/:/' | column -s: -t
    leni536 · 2013-12-19 12:30:19 0
  • After a command is run in bash, !$ is set to the last (space-delimited) argument of the command. Great for running several commands against the same file in a row.


    -4
    svn status app/models/foo.rb; svn commit -m "Changed file" !$
    ggoodale · 2009-03-22 23:14:06 0
  • When you have to manage lot of servers, it's boring to type ssh [email protected] for each connection. Now you can type juste "s someting" and you are connected. You can too add bash_completion script to complet with tab the name of your servers. This will be the next tips from me ;) Show Sample Output


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    alias s='ssh -l root'
    GouNiNi · 2009-05-07 15:57:12 6

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