Ubuntu Terminal Smarts

I think using the Ubuntu Terminal in a smart way is crucial for day-to-day productivity.

I came across this nice link where several tricks are listed down and explained nicely.

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal

Note: The consistent Copy-Paste mechanism  I have found working across Unity terminal, Xfce terminal, unity gvim, xfce gvim etc is  using:

  • Control + Insert : to copy
    • this is also same as ‘copy on select’ i.e. just select the text and it will be copied automatically.
  • Shift + Insert : to paste

Check it out!

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