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How to write the path of a folder with space in it's name? [duplicate]

I can't figure out how to write the path of a folder that includes spaces in its name (in Terminal). I tried: cd /path/path/path/"A Folder"/file cd /path/path/path/'A Folder/file cd ...
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how to use “update-alternatives” to manage multiple installed version of the same app

I frequently encounter path related problems while compiling or running an app.I have two versions of node in my system, one is from official repo, the other manually installed from source. Today I ...
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apt-get not looking at /usr/lib for libstdc++.so.6

I have come across the somewhat common "GLIBXX_3.4.15 not found" error. In my case though I'm seeing something really weird. Usually the error appears something like this: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: ...
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Creating a Path Variable

I need to set a path for a variable $week4 to be Week4/assignment so that typing cd $week4 will change the working directory to Week4/assignment/ I've seen a few examples of similar stuff on here, ...
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Path is unknown when installing JustCloud

I am trying to install JustCloud on a new install of Ubuntu 14.04. JustCloud on Linux/Ubuntu says I need to run: sudo apt-get install rdiff librsync1 sudo dpkg -i ./JustCloud_64.deb before ...
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How to configure path or set environment variables for installation?

I'm aiming to install APE in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a simple code for pseudopotential generation. I'm having this error message while running ./configure: checking for gsl-config... no checking for GSL - ...
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Is ~ considered like a relative path?

I'm trying to extract the different part of the Nvidia cuda library installer. I'm using the following command: mkdir ~/Downloads/nvidia_installers ./cuda_6.5.14_linux_64.run ...
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Quick path jumping

I was just at a lecture, where I noticed the lecturer using a command (probably aliased) to jump to a specific folder. Example: ~/code$ j sciproj ~/projects/sciproj2011/$ This looked quite slick, ...
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Same program, different version, in different locations…how to specify which to use?

Hi all I'm trying to run a program called cufflinks on my machine, however there appears to be a version of this in multiple places on my existing system. For example when I typed whereis cufflinks ...
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libGDX project generator: Build Failed : Cannot find java system compiler

while generating a project libGDX throws thid error: FAILURE: Build failed with an exception. * What went wrong: Execution failed for task ':core:compileJava'. > Cannot find System Java Compiler. ...
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installing a script in $PATH

I am trying to use yeoman in Ubuntu. Everything is installed correctly but I can't use the command yo from bash. If I navigate to the appropriate directory and run node cli.js everything works from ...
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How do I extend the PATH used by the awesome window manager run command?

I have a bin directory in my home directory. I would like for the Run: shortcut to search that bin directory as well. How do I add it to the Run search path?
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why everything is reverted back in PATH env variable after reopening shell?

As far as I know PATH is not a temporary variable. And when you reopen your terminal it should work as before. In my case it's not. What I do is to add another path to $PATH: export ...
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Why does my program not execute a perl file

I have a perl file name make_html.pl which works on a module named API::PDF2 (link) I downloaded it installed it and I think I set the path wrong. my @INC has the values Built under linux Compiled ...
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Cannot find device path for USB Bluetooth adapter

I am trying to use a Bluetooth adapter (known as Broadcom Corp. BCM2046B1 USB 2.0 Hub (part of BCM2046 Bluetooth) in lsusb, see further below) under Xubuntu 14.04, but my system never recognizes it. ...
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Cannot access a file using java.io.FileInputStream

I am working with java servlets and I need to access a file trail.xlsx within the java code using java.io.Fileinputstream class, for windows we have to add the drive letter but here we don't have any ...
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cannot find command added to Path - sail_align

I'm trying to build sail_align programm by following these instructions. So far everything went OK and I've completed the last fourth step without errors: 4) sudo ./Build install This command will ...
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A path that appears first should be considered in first place?

I'm having a strange problem with a ubntu 12.04 server: hithwen@ip:~$ cmake --version cmake version 2.8.12.2 buildbot@ip:~$ cmake --version cmake version 2.8.7 So, different users are executing ...
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Is there a GUI to edit the PATH variable?

There's a GUI in Windows to edit the path variable. I was wondering if there's something equivalent in Ubuntu to do the same.
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Add a “named” path to .bashrc

I have an error of [error] Android SDK not found. You might need to set ANDROID_SDK_HOME or ANDROID_SDK_ROOT or ANDROID_HOME I have Android SDK installed and, obviously, I have to add a line in ...
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Cordova unable to add Android Platform

I have created a project and moved into that directory. When I am trying to add "android platform" to the project it gives an error. I have exported the path correctly. Everything worked fine ...
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Unison fail? Ignore path and time stamp

Trying to set up Unison version 2.40.65 on two Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop computers. The primary computer is a System76. The secondary computer is a late 2012 Apple mini mac that no longer has OS X on ...
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Want to write command in terminal and open application

i just installed Matlab on my ubuntu 14.04 and i can open it just with terminal writing full path, but i want to open terminal and write only "matlab" to start that program without writing full path. ...
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Add to PATH, no ~/.profile nor ~/.pam_environment

I just compiled ffmpeg, now I just want to add it on the path. Every source I can find reference .profile, and if not present or in specific cases, tell to use .pam_environment. But double tab give ...
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How to put executable to /usr/bin?

I downloaded eclipse and extracted it to /opt. My question is how can I make it run from terminal as like other programs like javac, java. I did with update-alternatives as follows: sudo ...
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Change 'eclipse' command to correct PATH

Currently I have eclipse installed on "home/gabriel/Programs/eclipse/eclipse" and I have already created the eclipse.desktop file with correct parameters and it's working fine, but I can't use the ...
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Can't find binary file in path

folks. I've extracted a tar file with a few binaries into /usr/local/arm/bin and setup my path to include this folder. When I try to run which: $ which arm-elf-gcc /usr/local/arm/bin/arm-elf-gcc ...
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ubuntu 12.04: Path Include in Make/options file

I am using OpenFOAM with QtCreator. Currently I have to implement some Integralfunctions with several input parameters like: Code: class IntegralFunctionB { private: double x; double y; ...
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SCP command giving some path error

I want to copy an ISO image from my file server to my xen server using scp. I gave the below command in my xen server console but it gaves me error, dont know whats going wrong. Console on XEN server ...
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Change default user folder paths in Xubuntu

How do I change default user folders location in Xubuntu? I have a Dropbox, and I keep all my documents and music on it. I want to set it up so that by default all my documents and music in ...
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Executable not created after rosmake

This error am facing is strange and am not able to resolve this over 5 days. your help is much appreciated. I have detailed the issue below. I compiled a ros package known as tum_ardrone. before ...
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Upgrade TexLive from 2012 to 2013 with Ubuntu

I have downloaded TeXLive 2013 and installed it as explained on the developer's website. At the end in the terminal I got the following message: Add /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/doc/info to ...
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How to add paths in ubuntu

I know that this is a very popular question with a lot of threads already about it, but unfortunately after trying some of the suggestions I didn't manage to solve my problem, so I am posting a new ...
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How do I install VLC extensions?

VLC player allows installing extensions, plugins, skins. They have to be copied into a folder: for example, its .lua extensions should be in a folder with the same name. Where is that?
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unable to set java path

Hey i am trying to save my oracle jdk path by using following command sudo gedit /etc/environment and the i am saving path as JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/jdk1.7.0_51 ...
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How to change the path of folders in home directory to an external HDD?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I'm trying to change the path from the special folders (I mean the ones in my home directory) to folders on my external HDD. I already auto-mounted the HDD by adding a ...
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How do I add an executable to my search path?

For reference, I know very little about Linux, and am using it to run a program written by someone else. The instructions say Add the executable 'ttt' to the search path. In most installations this ...
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what is the path to adb binary installation

In a executable script,I need to add Path to adb binary as follows # 1. Configure where your ADB binary is installed export AdbCmd="<Path_to_ADB_Binary>" So what is the path in Ubuntu ...
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How to add a file somewhere in my $PATH list

How can achieve what you can see below? I read this question but did not succeed. My OS is Lubuntu 13.10 which is based in Ubuntu 13.10 You are technically ready to go, but there's one extra step ...
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“Pointers” with $ Syntax in /etc/environment

Is it valid to have "pointers" in /etc/environment using $FOO syntax? Right now my /etc/environment looks like this: JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk ...
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Relative path to source when copying or moving [duplicate]

This might be trivial, but here goes. In terminal, I tend to find myself moving/renaming/copying files that are not in my current working directory instead of cd-ing to the directory of those files ...
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How to open ~/.pam_environment?

I wanted to set environment variables JAVA_HOME and PATH. So I wanted to open ~/.pam_environment since it is the best place to set environment variables relevant to a particular user according to the ...
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Ubuntu haves a different PATH when access via XRDP session

Noob here: I have a problem, when i access my server via SSH, the $PATH is correct root@ks391320:~# echo $PATH /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games But when i ...
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directory creation problem

What is the meaning of the following statement : I want to install math system named GAP. mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/lib/gap4r5': Permission denied Cannot create directory ...
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Permanently Remove Item from `$PATH`

I've dug around forums trying to find a way to get rid of some default items in my path, but to no avail. Here is what it gives right now: ...
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Typing location path instead of clicking directory buttons in the file picker dialog?

Is there a way to change file picker dialog path input? I would like to type the path myself instead of clicking buttons to specify the destination path. In Nautilus I can hit Ctrl+L, to show the path ...
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Where is my Imagemagick installed?

I tried to locate it with locate imagemagick My result is this : /etc/bash_completion.d/imagemagick /usr/lib/mime/packages/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick /usr/share/doc/imagemagick-common ...
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What is a full path name?

I would like to understand what full path name really means. I have a file in my home directory called my_script. I assumed the full path name is ./my_script, meaning that it is in the root folder, ...
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Editing the path files for configuring make file

I installed a new software in my Ubuntu 12.04. To install I downloaded it,and then do these in the terminal cd ~/Downloads chmod +x gpucomputingsdk_4.2.9_linux.run ...
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setting PATH env variable not working

I want to set Sonar-Runner bin directory in PATH in .profile directory in Ubuntu. When I execute echo $PATH it is showing the path that I set, but when I try to run sonar-runner.bat file using ...