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Parker Holladay

I notice your ..="cd .." alias. Try autocd=true. You'll never need to type cd again.

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jess unrein Author

Ooh. That one is new to me and I’m very excited to try it out. Thanks!

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Jasper Stephenson

That one doesn't work for me! Does it not work in stock Terminal?

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Parker Holladay

My bad. The command is actually shopt -s autocd. I should have checked my bashrc first.

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Jasper Stephenson

Just so anyone trying this knows, I had to update my bash to @4+ to get this working!
Here's a handy guide on getting it working:
clubmate.fi/upgrade-to-bash-4-in-m...

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Adam

!!!!!! OMG This is so great!!!!!!! (thanks for sharing this awesome tip!)