a cd command that learns - easily navigate directories from the command line.
Autojump: a cd command that learns One of the most used shell commands is Ã¢â¬ÅcdÃ¢â¬. A quick survey among my friends revealed that between 10 and 20% of all commands they type are actually cd commands! Unfortunately, jumping from one part of your system to another with cd requires to enter almost the full path, which isnÃ¢â¬â¢t very practical and requires a lot of keystrokes. autojump is a faster way to navigate your filesystem. It works by maintaining a database of the directories you use the most from the command line. The jstat command shows you the current contents of the database. You need to work a little bit before the database becomes useable. Once your database is reasonably complete, you can Ã¢â¬ÅjumpÃ¢â¬ to a directory by typing: j dirspec where dirspec is a few characters of the directory you want to jump to. It will jump to the most used directory whose name matches the pattern given in dirspec. Autojump supports tab-completion. Try it!
released on 24 November 2012
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv3orlater||Kelly Hopkins||13 May 2009|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://github.com/joelthelion/autojump/tree/master|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 December 2016.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software or copyright-licenses or other similar notices described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution or license text itself.