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Old 06-22-2007, 10:37 AM   #1
jjamesis
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cp command - how to show time remaining?


Hi

I need to write a java program running on linux which copies files from one place to another. It needs to display the amount of time left when copying.

I understand how to use the cp comamnd to copy files (cp /location1/filename /location2/filename), but is it possible to to show the show/calculate the time remaining when copying a file?


Thanks for any suggestions.
 
Old 06-22-2007, 11:19 AM   #2
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These scripts won't show time remaining, but they will show percent complete.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d.php?t=407381
 
  


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