I've been trying to change into this directory all day with no such luck.

.\ \ \ \ ug1y\ \ \ ..\ \ \ \ ''\ \ "\ \ \

The backslashes are just blanks because I used the ls -ab command.

If someone could please get me into this directory I'd be forever thankful.

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  • Error you get? Actual folder name? This question is hard to answer without knowing that. – TheWanderer Mar 13 '16 at 14:22
  • If there aren't any single quotes in it, then just wrap the whole thing in single quotes. Does tab completion not work btw? – steeldriver Mar 13 '16 at 14:24
  • When trying to go change the directory it then gives me another line with the > sign to put input. – Ryan Mar 13 '16 at 14:26
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    pls make a "ls -al" and send a screenshot. Than do a "ls -al | hexdump -C" and also do a screenshot. – cmks Mar 13 '16 at 15:33
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You can write your directory name in single or double quote like this:

mkdir 'a    b    . "   v'
cd 'a    b    . "   v'

if you don't want to type all the name, you can type few characters in the beginning of directory name and press tab which will add the rest of directory name.

If still you cannot manage to go into this directory, share the result of ls -la here. So we might be able to help better

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