Command line Editing Bash has two command modes, one emacs-like and one vi-like. Emacs mode run 'set -o emacs' to enter this mode. (It's the default.) up/down arrow goes to previous/next history line right/left arrows move right/left ctrl-a moves to beginning of line ctrl-e moves to end of line ctrl-w deletes previous word ctrl-d deletes char under the cursor
Copyright 2005, Bri Hatch of Onsight, Inc.
Presented at LFNW - LinuxFest Northwest, Bellingham, Washington, Apr 2005
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