What is absolute path in Ubuntu

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Hi. I am trying to run an application and it asks me for an absolute path. I am new to Linux and I don't know what is it. Please help.
Feb 9, 2019 in Linux Administration by Bhargav
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An absolute path is a path to the location of the file from the home directory. As you are new to Linux, I will try to make it simple. Suppose you store a file in some directory. The absolute path would be the directories you will have to go to reach that file. To find the absolute path, open terminal and go to the directory where the file is located and run the following command:

$ pwd

This will print the absolute path.

answered Feb 9, 2019 by Omkar
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