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Old 03-11-2004, 05:22 PM   #1
slivuh
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noob question....


when i want to cd to a spaced file name such as program files, the terminal wont let me. how do i set it so that it understands spaced things?

mandrake 9.2
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Old 03-11-2004, 05:29 PM   #2
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Add a backslash in front of the space, e.g. my\ file, or use quotes: "my file".
 
Old 03-11-2004, 05:31 PM   #3
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example: I want to acces the dir "roze konijnen". I type:
cd roze/ konijnen/
and presto.
Before a space (and some other keys) you type a "/". Try to do this with the [TAB]function and you'll be okay.
 
  


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