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1.5.2 cd

Changes directories. If followed by a directory name, the window changes to that working directory. If not followed by anything, cd switches back to your home directory. cd .. allows you to move up to the parent directory of the current working directory.

Examples
cd ~jics/MP2_June95/lab3
would change directory to the lab3 subdirectory of the MP2_June95 subdirectory of the jics home directory.
cd ..
would then take you from there to the MP2_June95 subdirectory of the jics home directory.
cd ..
would then take you to the jics home directory.
cd
will bring you back to your home directory from whichever directory you were working in.