Ubuntu – How to change directories from the command line?

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I'm try to change to my Desktop directory from the terminal.


cd /home/desktop

gives an error in the terminal saying no directory found.

What am I doing wrong?

Best Answer

iBelieve's answer covers almost everything, but alternatively you can type

cd ~/Desktop/

the ~/ stands for /home/$USER/ or $HOME/

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