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I deleted a user but I still have a folder under users...darrendu deleted. I want to get rid of this, but when I drag it to the trash it says I need to be root. I went into terminal as root and tried to rmdir the directory, but again its darrendu deleted. How do I cd into a directory that has a space between the directory name? How do I delete all this stuff accosciated with that user?
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post #2 of 7
get FileExaminer:

<a href="http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=10281&db=mac" target="_blank">http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=10281&db=mac</a>

I've run into exactly what you're talking about and this gives you permissions to delete it. Among other things.

This app is GREAT!
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Thanks I will try it out. Still though, do you know how to cd into a directory with a space in the directory name?
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[quote]Originally posted by tristan:
<strong>Thanks I will try it out. Still though, do you know how to cd into a directory with a space in the directory name?</strong><hr></blockquote>

Never mind i got it. cd darrendu* will get me to that directory!
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post #5 of 7
if the folder is: groverats pr0n/
try
cd groverats\\ pron/

I believe you can hit tab to autocomplete as well
so try
cd grov (tab)
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post #6 of 7
I believe putting the path in quotes works as well
post #7 of 7
There's an App called Psuedo that works wonderfully, you open the finder from within this app and you can now switch between a Admin Finder and a root finder, any windows opened in the root finder you have root access to... just go the Users and remove the folder... DONE.

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the file is <a href="http://personalpages.tds.net/~brian_hill/pseudo.html" target="_blank">here</a>
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