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    Open up a folder?

    How do I open up a folder in the terminal that is in my downloads called "multicd"?

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    Re: Open up a folder?

    cd /path/to/folder

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    Re: Open up a folder?

    do I include /username/home/download?

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    Re: Open up a folder?

    I get no such directory

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    Re: Open up a folder?

    When you open up terminal, you're likely in "~", which is the same thing as /home/yourusername. Assuming the folder you want in in ~/Downloads/multicd, You can just do cd ~/Downloads/multicd, or if you are in ~, cd Downloads/multicd.

    Whichever works for you

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    Re: Open up a folder?

    Also, here's a probably helpful resource for you: http://linuxcommand.org/lc3_learning_the_shell.php

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