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Fundamentals of Linux by Oliver Pelz

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Working with the Linux shell

In this section, we will learn how to work in the shell efficiently. We will introduce some important practices and techniques that will improve your productivity and make you a faster shell command hacker. This can make you a happier person because, eventually, you will be able to advance to feeling very comfortable working in the shell. Please note, in this section, we will show you a lot of keyboard shortcuts. Learning keyboard shortcuts is like learning any other craft, you begin slowly and gradually, because learning too many new skills at once can leave you overwhelmed and make you forget more quickly than learning in smaller chunks. My tip is to start by learning the first three to four command editing ...

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