Problem with Media Files in Linux's Windows Portion

Karen Lewellen klewellen at
Tue Dec 28 20:46:36 UTC 2010

and of course tab completion is universal, but there may be more than one 
command d or file that matches what you are looking for, so try left tab 

On Tue, 28 Dec 2010, Jackie McBride wrote:

> Make sure the case is correct when u type your filename. In windows,
> it matters little--in linux, it matters *a lot*!
> U do not mention your OS(s), if this is a vm or dual-boot system, etc.
> Kind a hard to help unless folks know u & what it is you're runnin.
> On 12/28/10, RiverWind <riverwind at> wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> When ever I typed in a few letters of a file name from within the
>> working directory and then hit tab, I got a beep and nothing more.
>> Moreover, using first one and then two quotation marks accomplished
>> nothing. Ok, so the object of this "tab completion" procedure, is
>> to get a list of files, ostensibly to play through mpg123. Even if
>> I can get the procedure to work, how is it possible for the player
>> to be brought into the operation as well? This is what the Windows
>> environment does; it provides a list of files through which one can
>> serf and make random selections. Is this even possible from the
>> command line, I.E. generate a list from which files can be selected
>> and then played?
>> More to the point however, what is the likelihood of my ultimately
>> being able to fix the original problem? After all, I can think of
>> no reason why merely installing something so innocuous as sox would
>> even cause such a problem in the first place. When once I can get
>> a handle on how the problem occurred, I might become better able to
>> affect a solution.
>> Bright Blessings,
>> RiverWind
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