Garret posted two very useful tips on his blog:
- Search history in bash – Hitting CTRL-r allows you to search the Bash history by typing a word. It’ll match the word and bring up that command!
- Super-useful inputrc enables you to CTRL-left and CTRL-right through your current command line, just like in the good ol’ DOS days!
Can’t believe the inputrc stuff isn’t enabled by default and I wish I knew the first one a long time ago!