cd - Change working directory


cd directory


Cd is used to change directories. After logging in, the working directory is set to your home directory. From there, you can change to any directory by typing:

cd directory

If directory is a partial path (does not begin with the root directory), cd looks downwards from where you are for the directory to change to.

Short Cuts


Without arguments, cd puts you in your home directory (same as typing “cd $home”).

cd /

Changes to the root directory.

cd $/

Changes to the ProLine system directory.

cd ..

Changes to the parent directory of the current working directory.

cd ~/bin

Changes to the bin directory residing in your home directory. (The tilde character is the same as $home).

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