LKBEN10967: Howto change to your homedirectory at once


You want to change directory to the homedirectory




Lots of people do not know a little feature of cd (change directory). It will change to the home drive wenn no parameters are given. So to change to your home drive on linux in a bash session you simply type cd followed by <enter>.

This is the easies way to change to your homedirectory. To see where you are you can use pwd. 


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.