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Re: [SLE] elementary command question
  • From: Amanda B Hickman <amanda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 17:43:17 -0500
  • Message-id: <4b0868d0850949942fd7bee31fae3476@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Tab completion doesn't get you anywhere?

Try typing cd ./
and then the first few letters of the file name and hit tab. It should give you the full folder, probably with an escape character (slash or backslash) before the space.

cd ./thr[tab]
cd ./three\ word \filename
cd 'three word filename'

all work for me.

Hope that helps.

On Feb 8, 2005, at 5:33 PM, Dennis J. Tuchler wrote:

Occasionally, I find I have two-word directories, that is, directories with
two-word names, where there is a space between the words. I have tried every
combination possible (I think) using "cd", and can't get into the directory
from the command line. How do I get into such a directory?


dj tuchler

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