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  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
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    Default change directory

    How to change to other subdirectory trough console if directory name is for example : "backtrack linux" ?
    Let said if name of directory is just "dog" then i just do "cd dog" and i am there.
    Sorry if this look stupid but i realy didnt figure it out.


    backtrack linux dog
    root@bt:~/HD#cd backtrack linux
    bash: cd: backtrack: No such file or directory
    root@bt:~/HD#cd dog

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    Member CKing's Avatar
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    Default Re: change directory

    I don't think you're quite ready for Backtrack yet. I suggest you try a more user friendly version of linux first, such as Ubuntu. But to answer your question a "\" is required before the space to tell the command that there is a space in the path, you could also wrap the path in quotes.
    root@bt:~/HD#cd backtrack\ linux
    root@bt:~/HD#cd "backtrack linux"

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  4. #4
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    Default Re: change directory

    tab completion should do it
    proud user of backtrack-ng and aircrack-linux

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    Default Re: change directory

    I mean really?
    Just imagine what you could have done with google in the same time it took to compose this thread.
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