Change Directory - change the current working
directory to a specific Folder.
Syntax cd [Options] [Directory] Key -P Do not follow symbolic links -L Follow symbolic links (default)
If directory is not given, the value of the
shell variable is used.
If the shell variable
CDPATH exists, it is used as a search path.
If directory begins with a slash,
CDPATH is not used.
If directory is `-', this will change to the previous directory location (equivalent to
The return status is zero if the directory is successfully changed, non-zero otherwise.
Move to the sybase folder
$ cd /usr/local/sybase
Change to another folder
$ cd /var/log
Quickly get back
$ cd -
move up one folder
$ cd ..
$ cd (Back to your home folder)
"I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can
become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot" ~ Steve
pwd - Print Working Directory
Equivalent Windows command: CD - Change Directory