Moved a file with mv but now I can't find it

ru flag

It seems I made a mistake in the command. It still executed a move, but now I can't find the file.

My command was this:

mv /tank/incoming/ \(2017\)/ /tank/myfiles/

The command was executed, which took a while, and the feedback was:

mv: cannot stat '(2017)/': No such file or directory

So, where is my file?

Is it still existing? Is there a way to retrieve it?

cn flag

The parameter \(2017\)/ has been ignored, as stated by the error message, and the file has been moved to /tank/myfiles/.

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ru flag
Yes, right.. Nautilus was not showing the file for some reason, but after refreshing I see it. Thank you!
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