Re: Beginners Linux Questions
- From: Lew Pitcher <Lew.Pitcher@xxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 14:51:22 -0500
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Robert Newson wrote:
> H-Man wrote:
>> On 25 Jan 2006 14:51:37 -0800, bobrics wrote:
>>> 3. In terminal, when I've typed in a line and would like to erase it
>>> completely, what is the shortcut for that? (similar to ESC in DOS)
>> 3) CTRL-W erases the linne before the cursor, CTRL-C just kills the
>> and starts over at a new prompt.
> CTRL-U (^U) erases the whole line regardless of where the cursor is.
And, all of these are customizable.
The stty(1) command ("man 1 stty") permits you to change all of these to more
convenient values if you want, or even reset then back to their default values.
IT Specialist, Enterprise Data Systems,
Enterprise Technology Solutions, TD Bank Financial Group
(Opinions expressed are my own, not my employers')
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