Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope

Pwd may refer to any of the following:

pwd command

1. Short for print working directory, pwd is a Linux, Unix, and FTP command to print the directory you're currently working in when at the command line.

Related pages

  • See the Linux and Unix pwd command page for additional information with this command.
  • See the how to use ftp help page for information about pwd and other FTP commands.

2. Pwd is an abbreviation sometimes used for password. To help prevent confusion, we suggest writing out the word "password" instead of using an abbreviation.

Computer acronyms, Directory, Linux, Operating system terms