Accessing iCloud Drive isn’t so obvious from the Terminal because Apple uses this weird path.
Fortunately you can use a symbolic link or a symlink so that you could easily access your documents in iCloud Drive from the terminal with something like this,
You can do this using the
link command or its alias
ln from Terminal. So let’s say we’ll want to create a symlink to
iCloud in your home folder
~. You’ll want to run this command,
ln -s ~/Library/Mobile\ Documents/com\~apple\~CloudDocs ~/iCloud
-s in the command above is the option according to
man link the manual pages, is to create a symbolic link.
Then we pass the source folder and then pass in the desired destination folder, which in this case I used
So now from the command link, I can easily get to my
notes folder in iCloud by typing in this in Terminal,