get the absolute paths of files on the command line
abspath is a command line tool that prints the absolute paths of all given files. File names can be piped via STDIN or given as arguments.
abspath file1.txt path/to/file2.pdf abspath Desktop/* find . -name *.pdf | abspath
sudo pip install abspath
git clone https://github.com/arne-cl/abspath.git cd abspath sudo python setup.py install