Three things I learned about linux today

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Hitting ^L is the same as running the clear command

Hitting ^J is the same as a line-feed. This could come in handy when the shell is corrupt from a program crash.

The reset command is the savior of a corrupted shell. When the shell is really broken, use ^Jreset^J which will execute the reset command even when the enter key doesn’t work.

Date: 2008-Dec-01
Tags: linux
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