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Old 08-28-2010, 07:58 AM   #1
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how can i enter to my desktop through terminal


hi all

I'm new to this forum

i have problem in terminal (Ubuntu 9.10)

how can i enter desktop from terminal ?
i typed " Cd desktop " but the result is
Cd : command not found

thanks
 
Old 08-28-2010, 08:03 AM   #2
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I'm not sure what you mean exactly. If you want to enter the desktop folder from the terminal, it would be:

Code:
cd /home/yourusername/Desktop
If you are wanting to get back to a GUI, it would be:

Code:
startx
 
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Old 08-28-2010, 08:03 AM   #3
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Linux is case sensitive. So you need to be careful what you type. If you are in your home type

cd Desktop


Keep in mind the case of the command and the folder you want to change to. Here "c" in "cd" command is not caps. And "D" in "Desktop" is.
 
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Old 08-28-2010, 08:13 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ubuser View Post
how can i enter desktop from terminal ?
i typed " Cd desktop " but the result is
Cd : command not found
For the very basic Linux commands, have a look here: http://www.debianhelp.co.uk/commands.htm
and
http://learnbyexamples.org/linux/lin...-commands.html

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Old 08-28-2010, 08:18 AM   #5
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I'm not sure what you mean exactly. If you want to enter the desktop folder from the terminal, it would be:

Code:
cd /home/yourusername/Desktop
If you are wanting to get back to a GUI, it would be:

Code:
startx

thank u man . its what i need .

thanks again .
 
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Old 08-28-2010, 08:24 AM   #6
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thanks for your info.
 
Old 08-28-2010, 08:26 AM   #7
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You are welcome
 
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Glad I could help.
 
  


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