How to escape "()" characters in commad

rlinsurf rlinsurf at
Sat Oct 23 16:44:49 MDT 2010

I have the following command:

/usr/local/bin/rsync -avv 'Jeffrey’s iPhone (Root)'/ 'Macintosh

Unfortunately, it's barking when it hits the "(". 

-bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('

How can I escape this?


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