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Does Unix/Linux have any security features against key loggers?

I believe every Unix/Linux user wants his/her own computer free from key loggers. And I believe this cannot be done without some kind of OS-level support. The idea is that keypresses are only sent to ...
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Terminal skills: special keycodes for better typing. I can't find a list

I want to level up my terminal skills, specifically when entering commands, to improve my efficiency. For example, when typing a command, I want to delete a word to the left of the cursor, instead of ...
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Can emacs running under urxvt recognize the Hyper modifier key?

Can emacs running under urxvt be made to recognize Hyper? From what I can tell, it doesn't distinguish hyper+something from just plain unmodified something. urxvt itself does recognize the modifier, ...
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readline - use of modifiers other than control and meta

I'm trying to use Apple's ⌘ command and ⌥ option keys to map some functions in readline to no avail. As per the man page I used octal values but that doesn't seem to work \xHH the eight-bit ...
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How is ctrl + / working as undo in Zsh 5.7.1 on Debian 10.0?

I have a Debian 10.0 system. It has zsh 5.7.1 (x86_64-debian-linux-gnu). In ZSH prompt, I type foo bar baz Then I type alt + backspace two times. The words baz and bar get deleted and only foo ...
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What is the difference between shell builtins and shell keyboard shortcuts?

What is the difference between shell builtins (like cd or echo) and shell keyboard shortcuts (like ctrl+u or ctrl+l)? Both seems to me "builtins", what is the major difference by means of system ...
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What part of the Linux system is responsible for the effects of Ctrl+Shift+U?

If you press Ctrl+Shift+U on a Linux based system (not sure about UNIX) in any textbox you get a small underscored u. You can then proceed to enter hexadecimal numbers and confirm them with enter. The ...
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Why does Super-F1 display "::1 localhost"?

Why does pressing Super+F1 cause the terminal to output the following (including "s1") on the following prompt? ~ $ ::1 localhost ~ $ s1 Note: The value of $? seems to be preserved, so I ...
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Issue All-In-One Inspiron 2310 Monitor Volume Keys

At the side panel from my all in one monitor, there are 2 keys for raising and lowering volume (see picture). After installing Ubuntu 16.04.03, both keys working proper but after the first system ...
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Anomalous terminal prompts after switching workspaces (e.g. ;7A)

I'm using Arch Linux and Zsh. I usually keep several workspaces on and switch back-and-forth (using Ctrl+Alt+Up/Down). However, I notice that sometimes when I return to the terminal, it displays the ...

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