Linux and Unix cd command
Changes the directory.
|directory||Name of the directory user wishes to enter.|
|cd ..||Used to go back one directory on the majority of all Unix shells. It is important that the space be between the cd and the ..|
|cd -||When in a Korn shell to get back one directory used to go back one directory.|
The above example would go into the hope directory if it exists.
The above example would go back one directory and then go into the home/users/computerhope directory.
Next, the above example would go back two directories.
Finally, typing just cd alone will move you into the home directory. If you're familiar with MS-DOS and how typing cd alone prints the working directory. Linux and Unix users can print the working directory by using the pwd command.