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cd not doing anything in the Windows Shell [duplicate]

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On Linux, why does directory tab completion add a \ to a path starting with ~

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Windows 7 Primary Folder Icon File?

In Windows XP and earlier, when changing a folder's icon, you can select system32\shell32.dll for a wide selection of built-in windows icons that include most folder types. In Windows 7, you can ...
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In the shell of Windows 7, can I change the order of the folders displayed on some hierachy level? E.g., in Documents, I might have folders a, b, c, d, e and want to have the order a, c, e, b, d.
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How to Rename the “Desktop” Folder?

I have a Swedish version of Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit). In my user folder, that is, in C:\Users\Andreas Rejbrand\, there are folders Desktop, Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, etc. However, in ...
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Windows 7 Favorite folder doesn't work

So recently I did a very stupid thing and accidentally deleted my APPDATA, and now the favorite folder doesn't work anymore. The favorite folder I am refering to is the one in windows explorer in ...
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Check folder sizes and report combined size for identical named folders in Linux

I have 2 folders that have subfolders (named after users), most subfolders exists in both folders, but not all. Now I want to create a list of space used by each user. I can use the following command ...
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Today I found something really interesting (at least to me) on one of our test servers: I can change into an existing directory from my actual working directory using a relative path, but that very ...
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I'm working on re-arranging a number of the shell folders in windows 7 to utilize Dropbox to keep a set of machines in sync. I'd like to create a .reg file which I can use to update the locations of ...
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How do I create a shortcut that opens Cygwin bash shell on a directory of my choosing (UNC especially)?

Given a standard installation of Cygwin for Windows XP, I would like to create a standard Explorer shortcut that opens a bash shell already open on a directory of my choosing. The directory is a UNC ...
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How do I access a directory by timestamp?

I have a set of directories on my linux box that have names like this: bulk-load_20090918-162100 The latter part is a timestamp. Is there any way that I can access the directory with the greatest ...