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How could I scroll up and down the bash shell window (without the mouse or scroll bars, just using the keyboard)?

Shift+PageUp and Shift+PageDown acts like page up and page down.

But how could one scroll just one line up or down? Shift+Up and Shift+Down doesn't work.

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Gnome terminal (and others) uses ctrl+shift+up and ctrl+shift+down to scroll one row.
But ctrl+shift should work in most other terminal emulators (like xterm or urxvt if not intercepted by windows managers or stuff.

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Indeed, Left Ctrl + Left/Right Shift + Up/Down does the trick! (It doesn't work for me with Right Ctrl.) –  Misha Moroshko Oct 28 '11 at 13:20

Just tried this myself on Ubuntu 12.10. Scrolling back linewise works using ctrl+shift (both, for left and right buttons) and up and down keys of the keypad with numlock activated (meaning when you don't use a modifier key, numbers will be typed)! It does not work for the normal up and down keys or keypad keys with numlock deactivated.

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