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kcd is a directory change utility similar to NCD. It helps you navigate the directory tree. You can also supply part of the desired directory name in the command line and let kcd find it for you. It rescans directories quickly because it saves timestamps so it won't rescan unchanged directories. You can tell the program to skip certain directories, or chose if you want just part of the tree. kcd supports the bash, ash, pdksh, zsh, and tcsh shells.


version 7.9.0 (developmental)
released on 6 December 2004



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey11 May 2001

Leaders and contributors

Kriang Lerdsuwanakij Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use zlib (1.0.4 or later)
Required to use ncurses (4.1 or later recommended)
Required to build egcs or gcc-2.8.x and libstdc++ or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 December 2004.


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