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    Installing program with spaces in the name!


    I know this is a stupid question, but bear with me - I'm new to Linux!!

    I'm trying to install Photoshop 6 under Wine on Ubuntu Feisty, however the setup file is in a folder with spaces in the name. How do I run the install in these circumstances?

    For instance
    sudo wine /media/cdrom0/Adobe Photoshop 6/setup.exe
    doesn't work

    What syntax should I use?

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    Try,
    Code:
    sudo wine /media/cdrom0/Adobe\ Photoshop\ 6/setup.exe
    The backslashes force the shell to use the next character "literally" instead of as whitespace separating commands.

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    EDIT: You could also use TAB to autocomplete the text. i.e. type the command as far as "Adobe" and then press TAB to autocomplete.
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    Thanks. Sorted!!

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    quotes work too

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