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DIRS

Posted On 2007-04-27 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Command Reference
Tags: Linux Commandline Linux
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Display the list of currently remembered directories.

SYNTAX
dirs [+N | -N] [-clpv]

OPTIONS
+N Displays the Nth directory (counting from the left of the list
printed by dirs when invoked without options), starting with
zero.

-N Displays the Nth directory (counting from the right of the list
printed by dirs when invoked without options), starting with
zero.

-c Clears the directory stack by deleting all of the elements.

-l Produces a longer listing; the default listing format uses a tilde to denote
the home directory.

-p Causes dirs to print the directory stack with one entry per
line.
-v Causes dirs to print the directory stack with one entry per
line, prefixing each entry with its index in the stack.Description
Equivalent to `ls -C -b''; that is,by default files are listed in columns, sorted vertically, and special characters are represented by backslash escape sequences.


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