[ubuntu-users] Command not found

John Sampson jrs.idx at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 5 14:22:31 UTC 2012

On 05/03/2012 13:46, Bert Swart wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 01:33:59PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
>> On 5 March 2012 12:30, John Sampson<jrs.idx at ntlworld.com>  wrote:
>>> Not knowing my situation you have no right to say that.
>>> So why is there no man page for cd?
>>> What does the "~$" mean in the prompt?
>>> I had typed "cd Downloads" among other guesses - for some reason
>>> adding "/" to the end is the answer, the one I didn't guess.
>> There should be no need for the trailing '/'.  Can you confirm that
>> for you it is necessary?
Tried again. Yes, it is necessary.

> Perhaps show output from ls Downloads*

This gives "ls: Cannot access Downloads*:  No such file or directory".


_John Sampson_

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