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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm having a problem with tab completion at the bash command line. For some reason, whenever I type g<tab>, the terminal will freeze up for 5-10 seconds before asking me if I want to display all 325 possibilities. I thought that maybe it's because of the high number of commands, but I have... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Raz716
2. Windows & DOS: Issues & Discussions
I am using cygwin on windows machine. Tab completion works as expected in almost all areas, except for when I use tilda (~) to access files/dir under my home dir. When i type 'cd ~/' and hit TAB nothing happens, no completion options are given.
I can type just 'cd' and it will change to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: centerback
3. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I ve been using cygwin for some time now without any problems. However, recently I ve mapped a new drive on Windows and are now having problems with TAB completion for awk scripts in cygwin on this newly mapped drive (cygdrive t). I can access and run all files but cygwin doesn't do... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tommes
i'm a linux zealot (fedora), so i know a some about unix. the company i work for uses HP-UX though and there are a few quirks i'd like smooth out by making them work more like my beloved redhat type systems...=)
right now they have all users using ksh and completion is done by hitting... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: clockworks
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I really like tcsh's:
because it treats underscores and dash signs the same. I don't have to reach for the shift key when trying to complete files that have underscores. As far as I know, there is nothing like this in bash.
Does such a thing exist in bash? If... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sarnobat
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Is it possible to set up my .cshrc so that a single tab attempts to autocomplete, while a double tab gives a list of all possible options. In other words, I want it to work like bash in this regard.
Thanks! (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: James McMurray
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How do you configure unix terminal to list files as you tab complete. I'm using a unix terminal at work and when i first started tab complete on a folder would list all matches if there were more than one.
in one folder if i cd into... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: GNUless
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to turn on tab completetion on Solaris 10? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: annointed3
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I recently discovered the ! command. I think it's great that !cd ? will match the last command that began with cd ?. However, for ! to be particularly useful to me (for now anyway) it would be nice if there was a tab completion option available (as with the cd command). Does anyone know... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: x-375HK-x
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Has anyone seen this before?
if i ls a particular directory (an email Maildir) i get a long list of files, if i 'du -h' that same directory, i get messages like:
du: `./1053894791.17207_0.srweb,S=6199': No such file or directory
strange. so using tab will complete this filename too, giving... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dittonamed