Execute a command from a different directory in Linux

If you need to run a command from another directory, use

(cd /path/to/dir && command)

sources:
http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/13802/execute-a-specific-command-in-a-given-directory-without-cding-to-it
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/786376/how-do-i-run-a-program-with-a-different-working-directory-from-current-from-lin

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