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5answers
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How to jump back to the first character in *nix command line?

When writing a long command in the *nix command line and having to go back to the first character, in order to add something at the beginning (for instance a nohup, when you realize the process will ...
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1answer
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vim inside tmux: throws “E388” with <C-Left> in insert mode [duplicate]

I've read that in insert mode in vim, one can use <C-Left> and <C-Right> to move by words. This works for me, but only as far as I don't run vim inside tmux terminal splitter. When inside ...
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0answers
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How to map the cursor keys in the group of keys between PC keyboard and numeric keypad to the numeric keypad?

I am running CentOS 6.4 on my home box. From day 1 I noticed that the cursor keys are not mapped to the keys in the numeric keypad. This is how things work in Windows. I found out that the cursor ...
4
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1answer
908 views

Keyboard Shortcut to Move Mouse Cursor to Current Window

Under X Windows it is possible to move mouse cursor using shift+Num Lock and the numeric keypad as described in this wikipedia page. However, when you have two monitors running resolution of 3360x1050 ...
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votes
1answer
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Highlighting cursor or changing cursor size temporarily with keyboard shortcut

My machine has two large screens, and I often find myself editing high-res pictures with a tiny cross-hair cursor that allows me to easily see the image content around the pixel I am editing. ...
3
votes
3answers
191 views

CapsLock-i, j, k, l as Cursor Keys?

I want to map the cursor keys to CapsLock-i, j, k, l On WinXP/32, is this possible system-wide (for all applications)? (don't need standard CapsLock functionality)
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How can the mouse pointer be moved using the keyboard?

Is there a way I can move the mouse pointer using the keyboard?