I love shortcuts. This article is dedicated to the shortest shortcut of all: the tilde. The what, you ask? The tilde is the squiggly character that looks like this: ~. Here, I’ll show you four ways you can use the tilde in AIX. Note that these examples are all from the Korn shell. Tilde Tip #1: Take Me Home! The tilde is a simple way of getting to your home directory. Actually, on the AIX command line, if you run the cd command without a directory parameter following it, it will take ...

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