I often found myself getting frustrated of the same problem -- sometime, when in Terminal, I wanted to open the current directory I was in in Finder. I'm sure this sounds familiar.
Now, since I moved onto iTerm 2, there is an extremely handy shortcut for precisely that action:
Left click on the current folder name in your prompt. Works great, but what if you don't have iTerm?
Well, that's where the great
xargs come in!
pwd | xargs open
This simple command pipes the current directory path to the
But can we do even better? Yes, actually.
Now we can just alias this in
.bashrc to something short and voilà!
alias 'lsf'='open .'