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Development Tools Introduction to the Terminal Directories and Files Directories

Quiz question from Introduction to the Terminal

I am stumped on this fill in the blank(s) question...am I missing something very simple?

We're in the macpan subdirectory within the games directory. Fill in the blanks to complete a command to change up to the games parent directory.

treehouse:~/workspace/games/macpan$ pwd /home/treehouse/workspace/games/macpan treehouse:~/workspace/games/macpan$ ___ ___

4 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,712 Points

The command to change directory is "cd". And the special symbol that stands for any directory's parent directory is two periods together ("..").

Brenda Cardona
Brenda Cardona
8,382 Points

for that particular question is ''cd' and then ''games".

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,712 Points

You're thinking of one of the other questions, that's not the answer for this one.

Brenda Cardona
Brenda Cardona
8,382 Points

You are correct... this is the right answer

We're in the macpan subdirectory within the games directory. Fill in the blanks to complete a command to change up to the games parent directory.

treehouse:~/workspace/games/macpan$ pwd
/home/treehouse/workspace/games/macpan
treehouse:~/workspace/games/macpan$  cd  ..

cd and .. (two dots)

This is the correct answer.

cd and games are the two correct answers.

cd ~/

aye thank you!