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Re: [SLE] shell question
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 07:26:16 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084274775.24691.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 03:31, Sid Boyce wrote:
> James Smullins wrote:
>
> >On Monday 10 May 2004 21:56, Stephen W wrote:
> >
> >
> >>How do I cd / into a windows directory that has a
> >>space in the folder name (eg Program Files)?
> >>
> >>I have tried to run WINE and cannot open any folder
> >>with a space in the name. I have renmaed the folder
> >>to remove the space - but then the program cannot find
> >>the necessary file to run (such as dlls.
> >>
> >>Suggestions?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I think you had to put a "\" with out the quotes in the blank space. Been a
> >while since I have done but I think that is right.
> >
> >Jim
> >
> >
> >
> >
> That won't work,
> ~> cd cxoffice/support/dotwine/fake_windows/Program \ Files
^- why the extra
space? All you did is escape one space and insert another one.
Use it this way:

cd cxoffice/support/dorwine/fake_windows/Program\ Files

--
Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)



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