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Linux.com: CLI Magic: Cdargs

Sep 20, 2005, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

"Typing long path names at the command line can get to be a chore very quickly. Even with tab-completion, it can take a lot of typing to move from your home directory to /var/www/www.mysite.com/cgi-bin or something similar. Wouldn't it be much better if you could 'bookmark' long path names and type something simple, like cdb site, to get to a directory? That's where CDargs comes in.

"CDargs is a program that provides bookmarks and browsing at the command line. It takes a little work to set up, but it's well worth it. I've been using this program for a few years now, and it really does help speed up work at the shell..."

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