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I've got a file called (for example) myApp.log.

On a 12.04 system I could enter

:> my 

followed by the tab key and the rest of the filename would be filled in (or if more than 1 file with a name that begins with "my" it would require additional letters until uniqueness was achieved).

Now I've upgraded to 12.10 and the filename expansion no longer works for :>.

filename expansion works for other commands as expected.

Has something changed?

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I think something changed in bash-completion. Now you have to escape the colon (:).

\:> my

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