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  1. Introduction
  2. About Linux
  3. Installation and getting started
  4. Logging in and out
  5. Basic Linux Commands
  6. Linux Files and File Permissions
  7. Linux Directory Structure
  8. Finding Files
  9. Linux Help
  10. Setting Time
  11. Devices
  12. Tips
  13. Accessing Other Filesystems
  14. Accessing Removable Media
  15. Making and Managing Filesystems
  16. Emergency Filesystems and Procedures
  17. LILO and Runlevels
  18. Init
  19. Environment, Shell Selection, and Startu
  20. Linux Kernel
  21. Package Installation and Printing
  22. Configuration, Logging and CRON
  23. Keys and Terminal Configuration
  24. Sound Configuration
  25. Managing Users
  26. Passwords
  27. Process Control
  28. Configuration and Diagnostic Tools
  29. Overall Configuration
  30. Using PAM
  31. Basic Network Setup
  32. Tools and Terms
  33. Novell and Printing
  34. Inetd Services
  35. Xinetd Services
  36. Other Network Services
  37. FTP and Telnet
  38. Samba
  39. Identd (auth)
  40. X Configuration
  41. X Use
  42. Using X Remotely
  43. X Documentation
  44. DNS
  45. DHCP and BOOTP
  46. Apache
  47. NFS
  48. PPP
  49. Mail
  50. Routing
  51. IP Masquerading
  52. Proxy Servers and ipchains
  53. UUCP
  54. News
  55. NIS
  56. Network Security
  57. Secure Shell
  58. Text Processing
  59. Shell Programming
  60. Emacs
  61. VI
  62. Recommended Reading
  63. Credits

Linux Emacs command list

Files are loaded into the following types of buffers:

  • Fundamental - For text files
  • C mode
  • Shell mode
Ctrl vmove forward a page
Alt vmove back a page
Ctrl amove cursor to beginning of the current line
Ctrl emove cursor to the end of the current line
Ctrl hGet a list of help options, Ctrl h again describes what they are. Ctrl h, then t - tutorial, i -info reader
Ctrl a, Ctrl spaceSet the mark
Ctrl wDeletes the text in the region (between the mark and the cursor)
Ctrl yPaste the text in the buffer at the current cursor location
Alt wCopy the text in the region
Ctrl kkill text
Alt y Replace yanked text with the previous block from the kill ring.(the ring of buffers where deleted and copied text is stored)
Ctrl x x aCopy the region into register a
Ctrl sSearch for text
Ctrl rSearch backward
Alt Ctrl sSearch for something like jo.*n matching john, joan, etc
Alt %replace a string, space to replace, delete to skip, period to stop.
Alt x stringreplace all the string without prompts

Ctrl x - make the following commands available (also allows macros):

Ctrx x ...commands... Ctrlx(Ctrl x e - to perform the macro)
Ctrl c Exit the editor
Ctrl s Save the current file
Ctrl f Find another file to edit
b Switch to another buffer
Ctrl b Present a list of available buffers
oSwitch between two windows

.emacs - the personnel customization file, should be on the home directory
(global-set-key "\C-cr" 'rmail) ; read mail