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    File on DVD

    I insert a DVD that contains a single .txt file into my Linux machine and then right-click on the Disk icon on the desktop, choose "Open in Terminal" and it opens under "media/200003-001 Rev1 >" Then I ls and I see my .txt file. Great, but when I open a seperate terminal window and "cd /media/200003-001 Rev1" I get the "no such file or directory found" error. Why, that's exactly the way it appears in the first terminal window?


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    I'm not sure I'm clear about your situation. Do you have a text file inside: /media/200003-001 Rev1? The 200003-001 Rev1 being the DVD? If so, you need double quotes (") around the cd command as there is a space in the name.

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    Thanks for your reply Yancek. I figured out that the space in the file name had to be escaped "/media/200003-001\ Rev1" or changed to "/media/200003-001_Rev1". I chose the underscore version, renamed the file as such, and problem solved...


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