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Terminal - Commands using cd - 189 results
(cd /orignl/path tar -cf - . ) | (cd /dst/dir;tar -xvf -)
2009-02-16 09:36:34
Functions: cd tar
1

uses tar to dump files from /orignl/path to /dst/dir. i find tar's out more readable than cp, and it doesn't mess with modified dates.

cd -
2009-02-16 02:37:50
User: chmouel
Functions: cd
1

cd - would return to the previous directory of your cd command. NB: previous dir is always stored in $OLDPWD variable.

cd \
2009-02-14 21:53:51
User: VonC
Functions: cd
-34

Useful to quickly get back to the Windows root directory of the current drive from a sub-directory within that drive.

Works also without space between 'cd' and backslash: 'cd\' or 'cd \' have the same effect

cd /d d:\Windows
2009-02-13 16:06:48
User: piyo
Functions: cd
-2

In the Windows cmd.exe window, you can change the directory using cd, but if you need to go to a directory on another drive, you need to type in the drive letter and colon first (e.g. d:). With the /d on cd, you don't need this intermediate step.

cd /?

Tested on Windows XP

cd XX YY
2009-02-10 13:20:11
User: yogsototh
Functions: cd
3

If you are in /begin/path/with/XX/pattern

cd XX YY

will change your current directory to

/begin/path/with/YY/pattern

in ZSH

cd //
find ./source -depth -print | cpio -cvo> /destination/source_data.cpio; cd /destination; cpio -icvmdI ./source_data.cpio; rm -rf ./source_data.cpio
2009-02-07 18:51:49
User: mnikhil
Functions: cd cpio find rm
0

Copy data to the destination using commands such as cpio (recommended), tar, rsync, ufsdump, or ufsrestore.

Example:

Let the source directory be /source, and let the destination directory be /destination.

# cd /source

# cd ..

# find ./source -depth -print | cpio -cvo> /destination/source_data.cpio

# cd /destination

# cpio -icvmdI ./source_data.cpio

# rm -rf ./source_data.cpio

cd /some/directory \&\& tar cf - | cd /some/directory \&\& tar xvf - */
alias scd='dirs -v; echo -n "select number: "; read newdir; cd -"$newdir"'
cd -
cd
2009-02-06 02:37:17
User: YAK
Functions: cd
-9

Just type 2 characters and enter, you will be back.

cd ~/.purple/logs/; egrep -ri "i can haz|pwn|l33t|w00|zomg" * | cut -d'/' -f 3 | sort | uniq | xargs -I {} echo "Note to self: ban user '{}'"
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /t:0A /k cd /d
cd /this/directory; for f in *; do ln -s `pwd`/$f /that/directory; done
2009-02-05 13:21:16
User: jonty
Functions: cd ln
0

I find this handy for linking all the bin files in a package to /usr/bin or all the man files to /usr/share/man. You can replace * with */* to operate on all the files in subdirectories.