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January 26, 2008

Usefull Key Combinations in Linux

Filed under: Linux Tips & Tricks — Kunal Jain @ 04:12

Ctrl-c -> Sends the kill signal, which terminates a process

Ctrl-z -> Sends the stop signal, which stop process execution immediately

Ctrl-s -> Is the scroll lock, when you have too much outut scrolling quickly you can use Ctrl-s to stop process output. You can use                                             shift-Pageup/Pagedown to scroll up and down and read it and Ctrl-q resumes.

Ctrl-l -> Clear the screen and position the prompt at the top left corner.

Ctrl-a -> Takes you to the begening  of the line and Ctrl-e takes you to the end of the line.

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