Download Manager Query

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at
Sat Jan 30 19:21:14 UTC 2010

On 01/30/2010 08:09 PM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> When one downloads a duplicate copy of an app into the same folder, DM 
> add a "(2)" to the end of the filename and before any extension.  That's 
> good, I think, but you can no longer operate on the file, rename it or 
> execute it. I would like to execute the last downloaded file instead of 
> the older one, even though they are identical except for naming but 
> can't seem to do that. The error output is:
> mv ubcd411(2).iso ubcd411.2.iso
> bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> I expect if I had tried to burn it, I would get a similar error.
> Any one know how circumvent the issue?  thanks for the help.

mv ubcd411\(2\).iso ubcd411.2.iso

You need to escape the parentheses.


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