[ubuntu-uk] Bash smart completion (was: External drive is stuck at read-only.)

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Wed Jan 30 22:29:10 GMT 2008


Neil Greenwood wrote:

>> There is no need to quote the colon. "chown tony: <files>" works just fine!
> Thanks for that Tony. The only reason I wrote it like that is that
> that's how the tab completion finishes it off.

Interesting! I just turned on bash smart completion and got the \:. I
guess it's just being ultra safe! Think I'll leave this smart completion
turned on from now on. It looks really useful.

Thanks for the tip!

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