`cd` is the command-line command for navigating the directory tree. It stands for C(hange) D(irectory). For the optical disc, please use [compact-disc]

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System Volume Information have been written to CD [closed]

I've been given CD disk with only 2 files written to it, and it was not closed. For some reason folder System Volume Information have appeared (it was empty) and have been burned to it. My system is ...
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Is there a way to rip DVDs & CDs on headless CentOS box?

Has anyone set up headless DVD & CD ripping on a CentOS box? I’ve seen a few posts and threads about other operating systems, but nothing about CentOS / Fedora / Red Hat, and nothing recent. I’d ...
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Cannot install windows on a wiped drive

About a week or two ago I was on my laptop with Windows 7 (That I installed with a cd) When it dropped. After dropping the Hard drive I could not find anything on the disk or save anything onto the ...
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Go to directory of a file path

Is there a way a cd command may accept a regular file path and jump to the dir where the file resides? Image you could do: vim /usr/share/drupal7/sites/all/modules/legacy/legacy.module cd ...
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My laptop CD-DVD disc drive(reader) not displayed in “My Computer” and does not open when try to open

I have used my DELL 3521 laptop running on Windows 8 Professional for 1 year now. But it stopped showing CD-DVD reader in My Computer (on pressing WINDOWS+E). It is not working. I don't know what ...
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How to make a bootable usb stick and cd disk? [duplicate]

so the operating system does not work on one of my laptops due to some reason. However I decided that I want to put the operating system on again. I have a USB drive and 8gigabyte CD disks and would ...
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Cannot change directory with cd in DOS using Win7

I would like to change my Present Working Directory in DOS (I am running Win7 professionnal). When I perform a cd D:\, nothing happens: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 ...
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What's happening when you do 'cd //'? [duplicate]

This is just trivia really, but it's just got me wondering what's going on. I accidentally hit / instead of . today and got this: [andrew.morris@server ~]$ cd // [andrew.morris@server //]$ pwd / I ...
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Good way to bookmark/navigate relative directory paths?

I work on a linux system with bash 4.x where I frequently find myself navigating different copies of very deep (and large) file directory structures. However, in reality I only need to access a ...
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cd into first/second/third directory returned by ls -d */

Say I am in a directory code: /code /very-long-and-descriptive-name If I want to cd into that directory (or a directory if it comes first in alphabetical order), I can just cd *. Now say I add ...
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What does cd myfolder/* do in Linux?

I am new to Linux and have been using the cd command for a while. I just saw someone cd'ing to somefolder/* like cd foo/*. What does that do? Also, depending on how that works, what will be the ...
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cd not doing anything in the Windows Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using cd Command in Windows Command Line, Can’t Navigate to D:\ Look at the latter lines of the shell, the cd lines. Nothing's happening :( This is the Win8 shell. I ...
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Command line, go back to last directory [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Go back to previous directory in shell How can I change to the previous directory instead of going up? is there a command line way to navigate back to the directory I ...
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Why doesn't “cd D:” change the command context to D:? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using cd Command in Windows Command Line, Can't Navigate to D:\ Every time I want to change directory context to another drive (D, E, F, or whatever..) on a Windows ...
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Why wouldn't cd <drive letter>: work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using cd Command in Windows Command Line, Can't Navigate to D:\ I am in the C partition and I type at the prompt: c:\> cd d: ... and it echoes: d:\ c:\> ...
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How to cd to a newly created dir?

cd "$(mkdir -v "$(date -R)"|sed s+.`(.*)'.*)" This is meant to create a dir named $(date -R). I could simply cd $(date -R), but the culprit is the date could change since the previous command was ...
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“cd -” equivalent on Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Navigate to previous directory in windows command prompt Is there an equivalent of Linux's cd - (change to previous directory) in Windows?
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Using cd Command in Windows Command Line, Can't Navigate to D:\

This may be a stupid question, and I think I have looked elsewhere to find the answer... Might be a path issue, but when I open the command line and type from the C:\>: cd D:\ I cannot get to ...