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wiki:navigating2016 [2016/08/22 11:54]
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wiki:navigating2016 [2016/08/22 11:56]
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 A cool quirk of Linux is that a period, "​.",​ is shorthand for the current working directory. And two periods, "​..",​ is shorthand for the directory a level up from my current directory. The directory one-level-up is called the **parent** directory. A cool quirk of Linux is that a period, "​.",​ is shorthand for the current working directory. And two periods, "​..",​ is shorthand for the directory a level up from my current directory. The directory one-level-up is called the **parent** directory.
  
-:!: **Exercise**: ​Use ''​pwd''​ to list your current working directory ​(your home directory). Write down the path somewhere so you can remember it. Next, try the following:+:!: **Exercise**: ​Write down the path of your current working directory somewhere so you can remember it. Next, try the following:
  
 <code bash> <code bash>
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