Case-insensitive Autocomplete in BashPosted on 27 May 2010
I use auto complete on the command line all the time to avoid having to type the full name of a file. Love it. What I hate is how it’s case-sensitive in bash, so I can’t do “cd ~/desk” to go to the “~/Desktop” folder.
The fix for this is to use the shell input options file: .inputrc
Just set this one option and restart your shell:
echo 'set completion-ignore-case On' >> ~/.inputrc
If you happen to have a system wide inputrc settings ( /etc/inputrc ) and want it included then you should add the following to your .inputrc file: