Display current directory from the CLI

Jun 22, 2023 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Trying to get the current working directory is a good starting point for debugging purposes at least whenever you are ssh-ed into a CI/CD server agent or likewise. So here’s the tip.


  • Shell environment


If you are running any shell environment such as bash, shell, zsh, or even powershell, run:


However, if you are trying to print the current dir from Windows CMD, you have to run cd instead which is a bit confusing since the same command in other shell environments will take you to your home directory, being equivalent to: cd ~.


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