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Correcting Typing Errors in SSH

Make sure you have logged in to an SSH Client and are at the Unix terminal. Instructions on how to log in to an SSH Client can be found at the Help page.

To submit a command line in Unix, press Enter.

Commands to use for correcting typing errors include:

  • Delete/ Backspace - Erases the previous character.

  • Control + W - Erases the previous word.

  • Control + U - Erases the entire command line.

Last updated July 10, 2014 @ 3:03 pm

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