I had an exam this week, and one of the questions was (with one correct answer): The file name can contain the character: a) \ b) / c) ? d) ! I chose c) ? because it looked ...
What is the file with the ~ at the end of the filename for? $ ls # aliased to add flags -rwxrwxr-x 1 durrantm 2741 May 16 09:28 strip_out_rspec_prep_cmds.sh~* drwxrwxr-x 13 durrantm 4096 May 16 ...
I am writing a very simple script which will link shared configuration files. For some reason it does not behave as i expected for file with underscore in name. Does _ (underscore) means something ...
I have a hard time understanding how the file name encoding works. On unix.SE I find contradicting explanations. File names are stored as characters To quote another answer: Several questions about ...
I've got a slight problem with a very stubborn error during an rsync. It's caused by a file with a special character in its filename. There's been others but I could sort that out by doing some ...
I was working on a shell script and I accidentally created a file with the variable as its name. Now I have $file in my ls output, and cannot remove it. What can I do?