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Old 09-20-2006, 12:53 PM   #1
powadha
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Have a laugh, can't remember a basic command


Stupid, I know. I just can't copy a directory anymore!
What the *!@#! is the command? I've tried the cp -r cp -R but that's not is. All I wanna do is copy a directory (with all its contents) from /home/me/some/dir to /home/me/dir (/home/me/dir does not exist yet).

This is like drag and drop in KDE but I need to do it by command line on a server.

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Old 09-20-2006, 01:04 PM   #2
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cp -r should be the right command. Is there an error it is giving you? Do you have the right permissions to copy all the files?
 
Old 09-20-2006, 01:11 PM   #3
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It did work...wierd, must have made a typo (a million times ?) but all is fine know. Thanks anyway!
 
  


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