[ubuntu-users] Command not found

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 23:11:43 UTC 2012

On 03/05/2012 09:22 AM, John Sampson wrote:
> 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".

cd  <hit enter>
cd Downloads <hit enter>
Should work as long as you are in your home directory and have a 
directory named "Downloads" <----capital D
The trailing slash is optional UNLESS you happen to have a file named 
Downloads in the same directory. I betcha that is what is happening. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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