Published Aug 25 2020
Once you have a folder, you can move into it using the
cd means change directory. You invoke it specifying a folder to move into. You can specify a folder name, or an entire path.
mkdir fruits cd fruits
Now you are into the
You can use the
.. special path to indicate the parent folder:
cd .. #back to the home folder
The # character indicates the start of the comment, which lasts for the entire line after it’s found.
You can use it to form a path:
mkdir fruits mkdir cars cd fruits cd ../cars
There is another special path indicator which is
., and indicates the current folder.
You can also use absolute paths, which start from the root folder
This command works on Linux, macOS, WSL, and anywhere you have a UNIX environment
I wrote an entire book on this topic 👇