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Files names with an ' (apostrophe) inside of them

When I list files that have spaces in their names, most of the time I see them surrounded by apostrophes : 'famille, vacances, loisirs' I had to edit a file whose name had to be : Chapitre 2 : L'accès ...
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Rename all hidden directories created by GNU parallel

GNU Parallel is outputting hidden directories as follows using the --results parameter. What command do I use on Ubuntu to change the all to directories so that they are no longer hidden. The ...
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How to use wildcard * with 'A long filename'?

I'm trying escape characters like \' but it doesn't work. $ cp 'A long filen* ./short_filename
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Why is less being run unnecessarily by git?

When I run git branch (from bash or csh), it automagically pipes the output through less. However, with only a few branches in the repository this is beyond unnecessary, it is annoying, as the branch ...

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