Re: [dev] Launching new terminals in $PWD

From: Noah Birnel <>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:26:52 -0700

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 11:14:43AM +0200, Manolo Martínez wrote:
> I was trying to create a shortcut to launch new terminals in my current
> working directory. I've seen there's a two year-old thread, and a patch,
> about this, which probably means that the kind of easy solutions I've been trying
> cannot work. Still, I wonder, wouldn't it be possible to use config.h to
> bind a key combination to, say, "urxvt -cd $PWD", or "pwd | urxvt", or
> "urxvt -cd `pwd`". None of these options work, and I am not sure why --
> I guess pipes cannot be used? And env variables are somehow not read?

And what is $PWD from the context of a window manager?
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