Command Line Shortcuts for Navigating to Beginning and End of a Command

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TIL that you can quickly navigate to the beginning and end of a command in the command line by using the shortcuts ctrl+A and ctrl+E.

  • ctrl+A sets the cursor to the beginning of a command
  • ctrl+E sets the cursor to the end of a command

This is useful if you are typing a long command and want to change something at the beginning without having to left arrow through the entire command.