Determine your current working directory in Unix

To find out what directory you are currently in, at the Unix prompt, enter:

  pwd

Many Unix users find it useful to put the name of the current directory in the prompt.

At Indiana University, for personal or departmental Linux or Unix systems support, see Get help for Linux or Unix at IU.

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Last modified on 2019-01-30 12:26:49.

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