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Old 07-22-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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Bash question about File Manager creating ( untitled \folder )


I have been having troulbles opening a folder so a LQ forum suggested that I use auto completion and it turns out that (untitled forlder) is actually (untitled \folder) so my question is what is with the forward slash? Does it have something to do with the space?


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Old 07-22-2011, 06:50 PM   #2
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I have been having troulbles opening a folder so a LQ forum suggested that I use auto completion and it turns out that (untitled forlder) is actually (untitled \folder) so my question is what is with the forward slash? Does it have something to do with the space?


Thanks in advance!

It's actually not:

Code:
untitled \folder
but

Code:
untitled\ folder

Yes, the backslash escapes the whitespace between the two words.
 
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Old 07-22-2011, 06:53 PM   #3
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Thanks for the Reply!

I should have known.
 
Old 07-22-2011, 07:01 PM   #4
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cd "untitled folder"
 
  


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