cd dir(name) no such file or directory

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accessdennied
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cd dir(name) no such file or directory

Post by accessdennied »

alright so heres the deal im trying to install source code from this program that i want and when i went and found a how to the first thing they told me to do was use cd dir(name) command im assuming that (name) is the file that i want to unpack so heres what i type cd dir/home/accessdennied/dls/minion-0.15 i press enter and i get this famous line here bash: cd: dir/home/accessdennied/dls/minion-0.15: no such file or directory is there any one that can give me a hand on this and possibly give a more thorough explanation on how to install

heres the link to the how-to i visited

http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/softinstall.html
nomko

Re: cd dir(name) no such file or directory

Post by nomko »

Did you downloaded the file to your Download folder?
When you open the terminal you're already in your home folder. When you type:

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ls
you will see all the folders in your home folder.

So, my best guess is, if your file been downloaded to your Download folder, you should type:

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 cd Downloads
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