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When I use "cd" command to move to certain directory in terminal, I press Tab button to autocomplete the directory name, and a "/" sign appends at the end. But, when I use some other command (say "mv"), clicking on Tab button to autocomplete the directory name, autocompletes the directory name, but does not append "/" after it, but a space. So, I have to manually delete the space by pressing Backspace button and type "/". But, in my friend's laptop, it does not occur. Whichever command he uses, he always gets "/" after presing Tab button to autocomplete the directory name. Please tell how to solve this problem. I have freshly installed 12.04 LTS version.

See the screenshot here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9dhwm5Go59HZnFITmloVjZwcGs/edit?usp=sharing

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marked as duplicate by Seth Feb 27 '14 at 17:57

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I am not concerned with the file. The directory is there, pressing Tab button is autocompleting the correct directory name, but the problem is that at last it is not appending "/", but a space. –  Sandeep Feb 23 '14 at 15:01

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I have got the solution to my problem at this link: Tab autocomplete in terminal is not behaving properly. Now, my problem is solved. Thanks to all for giving suggestions.

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