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What happens is what is in my thread topic. I'll explain more. Whenever I use tab completion with certain commands, I get the message "grep: Trailing backslash". I don't remember what command it was that caused it to happen, but it has happened several times. Then I cannot complete the command, and I have to start over without using tab completion. Is there any way I can still use tab completion? What is CF. I was thinking carriage return, but that can't be right? I googled http://www.google.com/search?q=defin...ient=firefox-a and none of those definitions seem correct for the meaning that you meant.
It sorta forces the cursor to "CF" to the next line.
Yeah, what is "CF"? (I do understand folding a logical line into 2 physical ones -- you're actually escaping the new-line -- but I don't understand the acronym.)
What is the command that causes your problem? I assume it's to do w/ tab completion of the options for a particular command. For instance: In MEPIS, "apt-get i<tab>" magically becomes "apt-get install " (including the 2nd space).
I have never seen the "grep: Trailing backslash" error msg., but if you'll give an actual example, I'd like to try to duplicate your problem.
BTW, the controlling file (all 833 lines in MEPIS 6.0) is /etc/bash_completion, the problem may lie there.