Error from bash I've never seen before.

Christoph Bier christoph.bier at
Tue Apr 13 20:33:17 UTC 2010

Ray Parrish schrieb am 13.04.2010 22:15:

> Hello,
> I was just trying to run a short script that allows me to Tweet on 
> Twitter from the command line, and got a strange error I don't know how 
> to diagnose. Here is the error message -
> ray at RaysComputer:~$ "OPB Radio rocks the state of Oregon!"
> bash: !": event not found
> ray at RaysComputer:~$
> I don't think it's a script error, as I have been using it with no 
> problems, and the error message seems to be complaining about the 
> exclamation mark at the end of my command line for some reason that I 
> have no clue about.

Try to use single quotes: 'OPB Radio rocks the state of


Christoph (not an bash expert)
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