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move you up one directory quickly

Terminal - move you up one directory quickly
yum install zsh
2012-04-02 12:53:30
User: netaxiz
Functions: install
-22
move you up one directory quickly

Use ZSH instead of bash, typing .. will move you up one directory, without the need to alias it.

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Terminal - Alternatives
shopt -s autocd
2012-04-01 14:34:29
User: stubby
16

In bash, this turns on auto cd. If a command is just a directory name, it cd's into that directory.

alias ..='cd ..'
2009-03-20 09:57:28
User: eimantas
Functions: alias
Tags: bash unix shell cd
9

Alias two dots to move to parent directory. Put it into your .bashrc or .profile file.

alias b='cd ../'
2012-04-01 06:04:45
User: deshawnbw
Functions: alias
Tags: alias
1

Alias a single character 'b' to move to parent directory. Put it into your .bashrc or .profile file.

Using "cd .." is one of the most repetitive sequence of characters you'll in the command line. Bring it down to two keys 'b' and 'enter'.

It stands for "back"

Also useful to have multiple:

alias b='cd ../'

alias bb='cd ../../'

alias bbb='cd ../../../'

alias bbbb='cd ../../../../'

alias ..='cd ..'

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