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Go to the next sibling directory in alphabetical order, version 2

Terminal - Go to the next sibling directory in alphabetical order, version 2
cd ../"$(ls -F ..|grep '/'|grep -A1 `basename $PWD`|tail -n 1)"
2009-05-18 06:41:37
User: gwiener
Functions: cd
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Go to the next sibling directory in alphabetical order, version 2

Another version based on linkinpark342's contribution.

Sometimes you have to browse your way through a lot of sub-directories. This command cd to the next sub-directory in alphabetical order. For example, if you have the directories "lectures/01-intro", "lectures/02-basic", "lectures/03-advanced" and so on, and your PWD is "02-basic", it jumps to "03-advanced".

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Terminal - Alternatives
cd ../"$(ls -F ..|grep '/'|grep -B1 `basename $PWD`|head -n 1)"
2009-05-18 06:44:02
User: gwiener
Functions: cd
6

Based on linkinpark342 suggestion.

Sometimes you have to browse your way through a lot of sub-directories. This command cd to the previous sub-directory in alphabetical order. For example, if you have the directories "lectures/01-intro", "lectures/02-basic", "lectures/03-advanced" and so on, and your PWD is "02-basic", it jumps to "01-intro".

for d in `find .. -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type d | sort`; do if [[ `basename $d` > `basename $PWD` ]]; then cd $d; break; fi; done
2009-05-16 17:33:34
User: gwiener
Functions: cd
4

Sometimes you have to browse your way through a lot of sub-directories. This command cd to the next sub-directory in alphabetical order. For example, if you have the directories "lectures/01-intro", "lectures/02-basic", "lectures/03-advanced" and so on, and your PWD is "02-basic", it jumps to "03-advanced".

cdn() { cd $(ls -1d */ | sed -n [email protected]); }

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cd ../"$(ls -vF ..|grep '/'|grep -A1 `basename $PWD`|tail -n 1)"

http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/manual/html_node/More-details-about-version-sort.html

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