Absolute vs relative directoriessuggest change
To change to an absolutely specified directory, use the entire name, starting with a backslash
If you want to change to a directory near your current on, you can specify a relative location. For example, if you are already in
/home/username/project, you can enter the subdirectory
If you want to go to the directory above the current directory, you can use the alias
... For example, if you were in
/home/username/project/abc and wanted to go to
/home/username/project, then you would do the following:
This may also be called going “up” a directory.
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