Linux Cheat Sheet: The Linux Command Line

Cursor Movement Commands

CTRL-A = Move cursor to the beginning of the line.
CTRL-E = Move cursor to the end of the line.
CTRL-F = Move cursor forward one character; same as the right arrow key.
CTRL-B = Move cursor backward one character; same as the left arrow key.
ALT-F =  Move cursor forward one word.
ALT-B =  Move cursor backward one word.
CTRL-L = Clear the screen and move the cursor to the top left corner. The "clear" command does the same thing.


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