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Old 01-11-2008, 08:30 AM   #1
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How to have a space in a path?


I want to make some backup from an external HD but there is a space in the path, and I don't know how am I supposed to write the path in order to have linux understand it:
Quote:
sudo rsync -uvrpaH /media/IOMEGA HDD home/john/Backup-IOMEGA > /var/log/backup-IOMEGA.log
doens't work. How amI supposed to write
Quote:
IOMEGA HDD
in the command line?

thanks.
 
Old 01-11-2008, 08:32 AM   #2
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IOMEGA\ /HDD

should do the trick, maybe you've to use quotes as well
 
Old 01-11-2008, 08:54 AM   #3
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Thanks. It didn't work though.
IOMEGA\ HDD seems actually to be the correct one.
 
  


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