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Re: md5sum using Cygwin in Windows
- From: pierluca dot masala at gmail dot com
- To: Ben <ben at pacificu dot edu>
- Cc: ubuntu-doc at lists dot ubuntu dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 15:24:46 +0200
- Subject: Re: md5sum using Cygwin in Windows
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Try to put a backslash before every space:
Documents\ and\ Settings
and take care to respect lower and upper cases.
On 6/23/08, Ben <email@example.com> wrote:
> Here <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM>, the Ubuntu help says
> that if you download Cygwin, you can follow the Linux directions. I'm using
> the Cygwin shell and it is not working. I downloaded the file to C. I type:
> cd C:\
> So far, so good. The (zippied) file ubutuntu-8.04-desktop-i386.iso is
> sitting in C:\. So I type:
> md5sum ubutuntu-8.04-desktop-i386.iso
> "No such file or directory."
> Ah well. Cygwin does not seem to be a very newbie-friendly application.
> "Help cd" offers one a starkly technical little paragraph. Incidentally, how
> does one even go to the Desktop directory (which lies at C:\Documents and
> Settings\Ben\Desktop for me) with Cygwin? Whenever you put in a space,
> Cygwin seems to reject it.
> - Ben
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