Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

How can I move to the bottom of a document using the pico editor? CTRL+V is next page; is there a similar key for last page?

share|improve this question
up vote 3 down vote accepted

Press CTRL+_ and instead of entering a line number hit CTRL+V.

share|improve this answer
How do you place those "buttons" into your answer? – Chris Nov 9 '10 at 15:33
<kbd>CTRL+_</kbd> - I have been wondering myself :) – phunehehe Nov 9 '10 at 15:48
@Chris You can see sources by clicking the edited link ( this source ) – Michael Mrozek Nov 9 '10 at 15:56
@Michael: Unless you don't yet have edit privileges. – Dennis Williamson Nov 10 '10 at 0:30
Or Ctrl-_ Ctrl-y to go to the top. – Dennis Williamson Nov 10 '10 at 0:31

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.