Download Manager Query

Loïc Grenié loic.grenie at
Sat Jan 30 21:31:34 UTC 2010

2010/1/30 Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at>:
> 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.
>        Try sudo mv and see if that works.

   No, absolutely not !

   The problem is that '(' is a special character for bash.


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

   it should work.

        Hope this helps,


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