[troll mode on]
So what you're saying is, Windows has waaaaay easier, simpler and better keyboard editing shortcuts? ;-)
Select to the end of a line of text:
Move to the end of a line of text:
Select to the start...
Move to the start...
Select to the end of everything...
Move to the end of everything...
Select to the start of everything...
Move to the start of everything...
Select forwards, character-by-character...
Select backwards, char by char...
And if I want to start at the top of this posting, and select every line, line-by-line I go:
Ctrl-Home, Shift-Downarrow (line by line)