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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Special Shell Characters

Keystrokes

Command Name

Description

M-!

shell-command

Run a shell command and display the results.

(none)

shell

Start a shell buffer.

C-c C-c

comint-interrupt-subjob

Terminate the current job.

C-c C-d

comint-send-eof

End of file character.

C-c C-u

comint-kill-input

Erase current line.

C-c C-w

backward-kill-word

Erase the previous word.

C-c C-z

comint-stop-subjob

Suspend the current job.

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