I highly recommend you going through and reading all of http://linuxcommand.org/learning_the_shell.php
It will explain a lot of information you're currently missing and your questions are only going to get more difficult without that basic understanding.
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Originally Posted by coryromell
I tried it and it took me to the conf directory
Yes but that's what the question had asked. If you execute the following command...
You'll see which directory you're in.