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Nano text editor [How To]

Open a file To open a text file in nano, change to the directory where the file is stored, type nano and pass the filename as an argument, ex. nano command-notes.txt Start typing The entire terminal screen will be taken over by the nano interface. You can start typing immediately and see your text appear in the main part of the window. Write as normal Everything will work as expected, including the Return key for a new line, and the Arrow keys to scroll when the file gets large enough. Keyboard shortcuts At the bottom are commonly used keyboard shortcuts. The ^ indicates that you need to press Ctrl at the same time as the letter. Note that WriteOut means save. Status messages Some shortcuts will result in a status message and a question being asked of you. Read the message, and respond according to the options presented below. Help screen Be sure to investigate the Ctrl+G option, which will provide a help screen with all the options available. Source:...

Unity 5 [Keyboard Shortcuts]

Launcher Super (Press) Open Launcher, displays shortcuts. Alt + F1 Open Launcher keyboard navigation mode. Super + Tab Switch application via Launcher. Super + 1 to 9 Same as clicking on a Launcher icon. Super + Shift + 1 to 9 Open a new window of the app. Super + T Open the Rubbish Bin. Ctrl + Alt + T Open the terminal in linux graphical mode. Dash Super (Tap) Open the Dash Home. Super + A Open the Dash App Lens. Super + F Open the Dash Files Lens. Super + M Open the Dash Music Lens. Ctrl + Tab Switches between Lenses. Cursor Keys Moves the focus. Enter/ Return Open currently focused item. Alt + F2 ‘Run Command’ mode. Top Bar Alt Reveals application menu. F10 Opens the indicator menu. Cursor Left & Right Moves focus between indicators. Switching Alt + Tab Switch between applications. Disabled Switch windows of current application. Alt + Up Close window switch, return to app switch. Cursor Left & Right Moves the foucs. Workspaces Super-fs Spread workspaces. Cursor Keys Switch workspaces. Windows Disabled Spreads all windows in current workspace. Control + Alt + d Minimises all windows. Alt + Space Open window accessibility menu. Alt + F10 Maximises current window. Alt + F5 Un-maximises current window. Alt + F9 Minimises current window. Alt + F8 Resizes current window. Alt + F4 Closes current window. Ctrl + Alt + Num Places window in corresponding positions. Alt + F7 Move...

Open Terminal

For opening terminal in linux graphical mode press...

Key combinations in Bash [Keyboard Shortcuts]

Ctrl+A – Move cursor to the beginning of the command line. Ctrl+C – End a running program and return the prompt, see Chapter 4. Ctrl+D – Log out of the current shell session, equal to typing exit or logout. Ctrl+E – Move cursor to the end of the command line. Ctrl+H – Generate backspace character. Ctrl+L – Clear this terminal. Ctrl+R – Search command history. Ctrl+Z – Suspend a program. ArrowLeft and ArrowRight – Move the cursor one place to the left or right on the command line, so that you can insert characters at other places than just at the beginning and the end. ArrowUp and ArrowDown – Browse history. Go to the line that you want to repeat, edit details if necessary, and press Enter to save time. Shift+PageUp and Shift+PageDown – Browse terminal buffer (to see text that has “scrolled off” the screen). Tab – Command or filename completion; when multiple choices are possible, the system will either signal with an audio or visual bell, or, if too many choices are possible, ask you if you want to see them all. Tab Tab – Shows file or command completion...

clear [Command]

Command clear Clear the screen. Syntax clear Description Command clear it will clear the screen (shortcut...