In a bash prompt or command line, moving to begin or end of the line is often a time-consuming task especially when there are a lot of characters typed in. Bash provides keyboard shortcut keys to obtain this easily. Let us explore:

To move to the beginning of the line


Use keyboard shortcut keys Control and A
Code:
Ctrl + A

To move to the End of the line


Use keyboard shortcut keys Control and E
Code:
Ctrl + E
Example:
Linux command line jump to beginning or end of the line:
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