[CTRL] + A - Move the cursor to the
beginning of the current line.
[CTRL] + E - Move the cursor to the
end of the current line.
[CTRL] + [←] /
[→] - Jump at the beginning of the current/previous word.
[ALT] + B /
F - Jump backward/forward one word.
Erase The Current Line
[CTRL] + U - Erase everything from the current position of the cursor to the
beginning of the line.
[Ctrl] + K - Erase everything from the current position of the cursor to the
end of the line.
[Ctrl] + W - Erase the word preceding the cursor position.
Paste Erased Contents
[Ctrl] + Y - Pastes the erased text or word.
[CTRL] + C - Ends the current task/process by sending the
SIGINT signal. For example, this can be a scan that is running by a tool. If we are watching the scan, we can stop it / kill this process by using this shortcut. While not configured and developed by the tool we are using. The process will be killed without asking us for confirmation.
[CTRL] + D - Close
STDIN pipe that is also known as End-of-File (EOF) or End-of-Transmission.
[CTRL] + L - Clears the terminal. An alternative to this shortcut is the
clear command you can type to clear our terminal.
Background a Process
[CTRL] + Z - Suspend the current process by sending the
Search Through Command History
[CTRL] + R - Search through command history for commands we typed previously that match our search patterns.
[↓] - Go to the previous/next command in the command history.
Switch Between Applications
[ALT] + [TAB] - Switch between opened applications.
[CTRL] + [+] - Zoom in.
[CTRL] + [-] - Zoom out.