Resolving extra space in bash completion Ubuntu 12.04

Default featured post

Due to legacy ATI graphic card I have to stick to Ubuntu 12.04 yet since open source driver is almost terrible in power management and causes my laptop fan runs all the time and therefore, low battery life as well as heat up in Dell 1557 series.

Anyhow, last night I have received update notification for some packages and I have clicked on update. After system updated I have noticed that whenever I use tab key for completion, it adds extra space which is pretty annoying. I did little bit search and found a simple solution to resolve it. The problem would be solved easily with installing auto-complete-el package. The package is available in Ubuntu repository and you can install it with running below command,

$ sudo apt-get install auto-complete-el

After finishing the installation just close and open your terminal again, you should see the effect immediately.