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Unix ---> Navigating the directory tree

The cd (change directory) command does just what it says. It changes your working directory. The command syntax is

    cd pathname
where the pathname can be either relative or absolute.1

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1 If these words don't make sense to you, you are either not paying attention or aren't reading this in order. I don't have a problem if you aren't reading this sequentially if you are willing to deal with some of this terminology ambiguity, but if you are struggling with the first problem, go back and rethink your answer to the question "Why read this thing?".

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