Four Terminal Shortcuts That You Can't Live Without

If you spend a lot of time at the command line, you will be able to appreciate these shortcuts.

  • Ctrl+K delete all text to the right of the cursor
  • Ctrl+U delete all text to the left of the cursor
  • Ctrl+A jump to the beginning of the line
  • Ctrl+E jump to the end of the line


On the Mac, Option+click anywhere and your cursor will jump there.