Shortcut keys for the bash shell

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|+ Bash shell shortcut keys
!width=70 |Key
!width=auto | Description
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|Ctrl + A || Go to the beginning current line
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|Ctrl + E || Go to the end of current line
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|Ctrl + L || Clears the Screen
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|Ctrl + U || Clears the line before the cursor position. If you are at the end of the line, clears the entire line.
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|Ctrl + H || Same as backspace
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|Ctrl + R || Search through previously used commands
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|Ctrl + C || Kill whatever you are running
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|Ctrl + D || Exit the current shell
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|Ctrl + Z || Puts whatever you are running into a suspended background process. fg restores it.
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|Ctrl + W || Delete the word before the cursor
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|Ctrl + K || Clear the line after the cursor
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|Ctrl + T || Swap the last two characters before the cursor
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|Esc + T || Swap the last two words before the cursor
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|Alt + F || Move cursor forward one word on the current line
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|Alt + B || Move cursor backward one word on the current line
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|Tab || Auto-complete files and folder names
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