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  • 05.Oct.08
    Moving around shell | fernape | (0)
    One of the things that annoys newbies the most is moving around using a shell. Most people thing it is easier and faster if you use the mouse and goes clicking around. The fact is that shells provide a lot of useful features for efficiently traversing the filesystem hierarchy. Here are some hints. Note: Some of the features may vary from a shell to another or even between different versions of the same shell. I will use bash 3.00 for this post. The basics If you want to change to another directory, you use the following command: $ cd This is easy enough and probably ...