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Old 06-22-2011
alias to go back to previous directory?

Some time ago I was using a linux system and someone had set up and
alias called "back" that got me back to the directory I was last in, which
was very useful. I've now switched to using a mac, and don't have those aliases available. Can anyone tell me how I could make a an alias that
would do this for me? Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-22-2011
cd -

That's a "cd <space> minus sign"
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Old 06-22-2011
Great--thank you! That's way easier than I had imagined.

Originally Posted by jim mcnamara
cd -

That's a "cd <space> minus sign"
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