Close this search box.

24 Handy Tips For Newbie Ubuntu Users

Ubuntu can be hard, frustrating and confusing for new users. Hope these Ubuntu tips will help newbie users to learn and understand Ubuntu shortcuts easily.

1. Undo all the changes to line – Alt-r –

2. Execute last command in history – !! –

3. Install some more fonts by typing these commands – New Fonts

sudo apt-get install ttf-aenigma
sudo apt-get install ttf-liberation
sudo apt-get install ttf-fifthhorseman-dkg-handwriting
sudo apt-get install ttf-sjfonts
sudo apt-get install ttf-breip

4. Execute last command in history beginning with abc !abc –

5. Trash files instead of deleting them sudo apt-get install trash-cli

6. Delete from the cursor to the beginning of the line – Ctrl-u

7.  Execute nth command in history – !n

8. Expand command line – Alt-Ctrl-e

9. Replace first occurrence of abc with xyz in last command and execute it – ^abc^xyz

10. Moves the cursor backwards to the previous occurrence of x – Alt-Ctrl-] x

11. Move to the start of the line. –  Ctrl-a

12. Move to the end of the line – Ctrl-e

13. Clear the screen leaving the current line at the top of the screen. – Ctrl-l

14. Moves the cursor forward to the next occurrence of x – Alt-] x

15. Command Line Web Browser sudo apt-get install links

16. Delete from the cursor to the end of the line – Ctrl-k

17. Pastes text from the clipboard– Ctrl-y

18. Delete from the cursor to the start of the word – Ctrl-w

19. Play Old MS-DOS Games – Install Dosbox, create a folder called “dosbox_c” . Then using Dosbox, unmount the “dosbox_c” folder and then switch to it by typing “C:”

20. Ctrl-x Ctrl-u – Undo the last changes.

21. Command History Search – Ctrl-r

22. Command Line Image Manipulation

sudo apt-get install imagemagick
sudo apt-get install asciiview

23. Non-incremental reverse search of history – Alt-p

24. Log in automatically

Go to System > Administration > Login Window.  Then type your password and you will get the Login Window Preferences with 5 tabs, Choose Security tab and click and Enable Automatic

share it

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest Posts
The Ultimate Guide to Delta for iPhone: Relive Retro Gaming Glory
The Ultimate World of Warcraft Leveling Guide
Overwatch Boost – What Are You Up To?
Fifteen Baseball Stars Still Looking Up At The Mendoza Line In 2018
NHL Division Standings Analysis 2017-2018
Why Playing Online Games Is Beneficial
Popular Categories
Get free tips and resources right in your inbox, along with 10,000+ others
Subscription Form

Related Article
Sign up our newsletter to get update information, news and free insight.
Subscription Form