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DUMMY TEXT - Real text set in assets/js/theCookieMachine.js

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Title: syntax error near unexpected token `
ID: /2019/12/14/syntax-error-near-unexpected-token-_
Created: December 14, 2019
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The command itself works fine:

$ for d in */; do echo "$d" ; done
subdir-A/
subdir-B/

However you have a hidden ' in front of the for command. Perhaps the file was copied from Windows. The easiest solution is to create a new test.sh file and copy the above command into it.

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