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

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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By: gwiener
2009-05-18 06:41:37
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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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