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pushd name
pushd + n

The first form changes the working directory to name and adds it to the directory stack. The second form rotates the n th entry to the beginning, making it the working directory. (Entry numbers begin at 0.) With no arguments, pushd switches the first two entries and changes to the new current directory. See also dirs and popd .


5% dirs

/home/bob /usr
6% pushd /etc

             Add /etc to directory stack

/etc /home/bob /usr
7% pushd +2

               Switch to third directory

/usr /etc /home/bob
8% pushd

                  Switch top two directories

/etc /usr /home/bob
9% popd

                   Discard current entry; go to next

/usr /home/bob

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