In Unix, how do I determine my current working directory?

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 At IU, how do I get support for Linux or Unix?

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Last modified on 2015-06-23.

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