“Moving efficiently in the CLI”

clementc.github.io/blog/2018/0

This is a *very* handy graphic. I’m still stuck on arrow keys too because I don’t remember the shortcuts

(Caveat, these do depend on your particular shell and distro so do check that they work the same)

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@cypnk

From the point of view of a non-technical person, that looks incredibly non-intuitive. If not outright intimidating.

Sometimes you use CTRL. Sometimes you use ALT. Why does ALT-B go to the end of the word in one direction, but the other is ALT-F? It seems like there's no particular logic to it and it's all very complicated.

I have to assume it looks much different to someone with experience and skill.

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@Nezchan I can see how that can be an issue. Some of these commands originated back when there wasn’t a lot of consistency in command placement and when they were shared with now extinct programs and systems. If you were used to those, it’s a tad easier, but today’s computing really is very different

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