For my sake, I prefer to have Vim bindings in as many places as possible.
Most shells can be configured to use Vim bindings by putting
set -o vi somewhere in your shell startup script.
If you're using ZSH then you'll probably want an additional binding to restore CTRL-R reverse history search.
bindkey '^R' history-incremental-search-backward
For CLI tools that use the
readline library then you can configure its input mode using a
.inputrc file in your
This affects REPLs like
ghci and tools like
set editing-mode vi $if mode=vi set keymap vi-command # these are for vi-command mode Control-l: clear-screen set keymap vi-insert # these are for vi-insert mode Control-l: clear-screen $endif