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Old 11-12-2004, 01:45 PM   #1
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Spaces in folder/file names ~ termial


Is there a key to replace the spaces in file names, folder names? Whenever there is a space in a path name, the terminal thinks its a break, even if it isnt. This, makes it difficult to do alot of things and I dont want to manually change the names of things. Any suggestions?
 
Old 11-12-2004, 01:56 PM   #2
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You need to escape the space with the backslash key. Example. let's say you have a folder in your home directory named My Music. To have the filename correctly interpreted by bash, you would have to enter it like this: ~/My\ Music, or /home/<username>/My\ Music (note the space after the backslash).
 
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