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Python: Retrieve the current working directory and change the dir

Python Operating System Services: Exercise-9 with Solution

Write a Python program to retrieve the current working directory and change the dir (moving up one).

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import os
print('Current dir:', os.getcwd())
print('\nChange the dir (moving up one):', os.pardir)
os.chdir(os.pardir)
print('Current dir:', os.getcwd())
print('\nChange the dir (moving up one):', os.pardir)
os.chdir(os.pardir)
print('Current dir:', os.getcwd())

Sample Output:

Current dir: /tmp/sessions/a9c74a8fb247929c

Change the dir (moving up one): ..
Current dir: /tmp/sessions

Change the dir (moving up one): ..
Current dir: /tmp

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