Use fzf to fuzzy search and select from previously visited directories on Linux

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  • cdhist

    Linux shell cd history.

  • command only provides fuzzy matching of directories under the current directory but many of us really want to fuzzy match across all the directories we have previously visited. The cdhist utility intercepts your shellcd command to maintain a history of previous directories for easy later selection. cdhist is also trivial to integrate with fzf as described here.

  • fzf

    :cherry_blossom: A command-line fuzzy finder

  • By default, the fzf command only provides fuzzy matching of directories under the current directory but many of us really want to fuzzy match across all the directories we have previously visited. The cdhist utility intercepts your shellcd command to maintain a history of previous directories for easy later selection. cdhist is also trivial to integrate with fzf as described here.

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  • zoxide

    A smarter cd command. Supports all major shells.

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