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Old 12-09-2010, 02:02 AM   #1
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Quick cp questiono

Hi everyone,
I have a quick newb qustion, I have a file with a quote in it: file"

what is the syntax to cp or mv it?
Old 12-09-2010, 02:09 AM   #2
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suppose the file is named : new"file
cp would be
cp new\"file newlocationname

use a similar syntax for mv
Old 12-09-2010, 02:10 AM   #3
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put a \ before the special character

cp file\" <destination>
same is for mv
Old 12-09-2010, 06:48 AM   #4
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Thanks guyz!!!


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