I want to open a folder that has all my resumes in it, how can I do that from the terminal?

2 Answers 2


navigate to the dir and type

open .
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    "open path to file" will work as well.
    – KeithB
    May 26, 2011 at 22:23

You can use:

cd dirname

to change the working directory. For example:

cd resumes

will change to the "resumes" folder. You can then manipulate it with other commands (ls, mv, cp , rm, and many others).

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