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Old 11-06-2011, 04:07 PM   #1
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Lowering directory level


I have 'home/scott/Documents/Addresses

I type CD.. and/or Cd../.. and these commands don't work. System says no such command. How does one get out of directories?

A lot of you folks have been very helpful to me lately.
I'll quiet down after this one.
 
Old 11-06-2011, 04:09 PM   #2
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cd ..
Linux commands are case-sensitive, hence CD or Cd are not valid. Also you need a space between a command and its argument(s).
 
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Old 11-06-2011, 08:41 PM   #3
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Change directory

Thank you. I didn't realize that the .. is an option. One more problem cleared up.
 
Old 11-07-2011, 09:57 AM   #4
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In any directory in linux, . is a link to the current directory, and .. is a link to the parent directory.
 
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:08 PM   #5
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Directory change

Thanks. That clarifies the relationship.
 
  


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