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Old 10-30-2005, 05:55 AM   #1
namit
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Copy all from smb drive


I want a program where i can copy all my files from my smb directory to my linux directory i am linking up ok and can see my files on the linux drive and the windows machine.

So now i am looking for an equivalent of xcopy where i can copy everything in one directory to another directory.

I have a batch files that does it from my windows computer to my linux computer but now just want to know how do i do it form windows to linux.

Anyone know?
 
Old 10-30-2005, 10:18 AM   #2
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Re: Copy all from smb drive

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Originally posted by namit
I want a program where i can copy all my files from my smb directory to my linux directory i am linking up ok and can see my files on the linux drive and the windows machine.

So now i am looking for an equivalent of xcopy where i can copy everything in one directory to another directory.

I have a batch files that does it from my windows computer to my linux computer but now just want to know how do i do it form windows to linux.

Anyone know?
Write a really simple bash script.. and name it copydir

Code:
#!/bin/bash

cp -r /source/directory /desination/directory
chmod +x copydir <- to make it executable

./copydir <- to run it
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:19 AM   #3
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rsync would be another option.
 
Old 10-31-2005, 10:30 AM   #4
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As mentioned above, just use

"cp -r /source/directory /desination/directory"

I don't think you will need to actually write a bash script, you could just set an alias for everytime you want to do it.

However, it has been my experience that you will have to su to root in order to copy files from Windows, this may just be system dependent and may be different with each distro.
 
  


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