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URL: https://askubuntu.com/q/1037165
Title: How to run a file in a different directory
ID: /2018/05/16/How-to-run-a-file-in-a-different-directory
Created: May 16, 2018    Edited:  May 24, 2018
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No you don’t need to use:

cd home/directoryA/directoryB/directoryC/DirectoryD
./somefileΒ 

You can simply run the command by prefixing it with its path:

/home/directoryA/directoryB/directoryC/DirectoryD/somefile

Because you are already in the /home/directoryA you can use the current directory shortcut . and run the command like this:

./directoryB/directoryC/DirectoryD/somefile

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