Folder names on remote server appear with %20 as spaces

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Folder names on remote server appear with %20 as spaces

Postby mig_akira on Thu Nov 04, 2010 10:21 pm

Hello everyone.

I'm using LMDE and I have a mint 8 server. When I used mint 8 client, I could easily access any folder and file on my server. Now I can still access folders, but when I try to open a file that has spaces in it's name, for example "the beatles.mp3", VLC says it cant play it because it cant resolve the name "smb://". Instead of "the beatles", it shows "the%20beatles".

Every folder and file that has spaces in its names are showing like that in VLC and other softwares as well.

What could this be?

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Re: Folder names on remote server appear with %20 as spaces

Postby kwevej on Tue Nov 09, 2010 12:54 pm

%20 is an escape sequence for the space ... /index.htm

You can see that also in the URL's that contain space in your web browser.

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