Print Working Directory (pwd)

The print-working-directory command is used to determine your location in the file system. When the computer executes this command, it will show the user the absolute pathname for their current directory.

pwd usage:

eos$ pwd
The pwd command displays where the user is located in file system.

What am I doing?

Displaying the pathname of my current working directory.

How do I do that?

Using the PWD command.

Should I expect an output?

Yes: The absolute path is displayed. For example: /afs/unity.ncsu.edu/users/j/jshmoe