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Old 09-22-2003, 12:42 AM   #1
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Browsing windows folders under linux


How does one change directory to a two-worded folder name in windows in textual mode??

From the /mnt/hgfs/temp folder (under VMWare) I have tried:

1) cd Progra~1 with no succes...
2) cd Program Files with no success...
3) cd Program_Files with no success...

then I gave up and use the file manager program

any clues anyone??

TIA
 
Old 09-22-2003, 12:53 AM   #2
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use double quotes around the filename with spaces.

ie:

cd /mnt/"Windows C"

or

cd "/mnt/Windows C"
 
Old 09-22-2003, 01:13 AM   #3
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Thank-you!! Westside is da best
 
Old 09-22-2003, 01:32 AM   #4
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u cud also use escape character i.e. \ or / in between the words
 
  


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