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Alias cd to record your directory travelling

Terminal - Alias cd to record your directory travelling
alias cd='pushd'; alias cd-='popd'
2010-11-30 16:44:46
User: conan
Functions: alias
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Alias cd to record your directory travelling

You know there 'cd -' to go to the previous directory you were standing before, but it will no record more than one. With these alias you can now record all your directory changes and go back whenever you need it. However you will have to get accustomed to use 'cd ~' from now on to go to your home directory.

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Terminal - Alternatives

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What others think

the right command should be 'pushd .' Personally, I use the "cd" command and would'nt replace it. I use alias +='pushd .'

Comment by rodolfoap 314 weeks and 3 days ago

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