4.4. Determining Your Current Directory with
As you browse directories, it is easy to get lost
or forget the name of your current directory. By default, the
Bash prompt in Red Hat Enterprise Linux shows only your current directory, not the
entire path. For example, the path to
the application gedit is
/usr/bin/gedit. The path to
user someone's home directory
is /home/someone/. Refer to Section 3.2.1 Paths for more information on paths.
Figure 4-2. The Command pwd Displays Your Location
To display the location of your current working directory, enter the command pwd.
The output should look similar to: