[Novalug] Messed up file title problem
dan_arico at aricosystems.com
Sat Mar 20 22:50:50 EDT 2010
On Saturday 20 March 2010 10:36:25 pm cmhowe at patriot.net wrote:
> > List,
> > This doesn't really affect the problem I am wrestling with, but it is an
> > annoyance and I want to deal with it.
> > I inadvertently put a space in any oo word processor file. It reads
> > Trial 1.odt. How do I get rid of it?
> > Charlie
> Bb using chmod 7 *.odt and same *.pdf I am able to persuade common Linux
> commands that they are ordinary files, to be manipulated as I wish. But
> not if they have a space in their title. When I do
> $rm Test 1.odt
> it comes back
> rm: cannot remove 'Test 1.odt': no such file or directories
$rm 'Test 1.odt'
You need the quotes or the rm function is looking for two files called 'Test'
and '1.odt' which don't exist.
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