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Old 06-23-2002, 07:09 PM   #1
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Question command path question


(os) RH 7.1
ok, If I'm on my linux box and i'm networked to my windows box in a terminal window ie: cd /root/mnt/winbox/C and then I do ls command it lists files ok after C if i type a file that has a one word name it will open like WINDOWS. But if i type MY Documents it get as far as My: and stops. What do I have to do to get it to open a two word file such as My Documents ?


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Old 06-23-2002, 09:45 PM   #2
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Not quite sure exactly what you mean however:

to cd to mydocuments

cd my documents won't work

need to do

cd "my documents"

hope this helps

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Old 06-23-2002, 10:17 PM   #3
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You must escape spaces with \ (back slash character)like this
ls My\ Documents
or put the whole thing in double quotes
ls "My Documents"
 
Old 06-24-2002, 05:06 AM   #4
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Ok now what if I want to open say a jpg pic in my documents??
 
Old 06-24-2002, 05:12 AM   #5
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what about it? you'd run a program with the file name as the input....
 
  


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