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Old 10-22-2006, 12:51 AM   #1
bobb_roof
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folder copy command


cp <source file> <destination file>
will copy your linux file from the source to the destination. my question is what then is the command to copy folders? because i tried to use this to copy a folder from source to destination but was unsuccesfull
 
Old 10-22-2006, 12:55 AM   #2
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cp -R <folder name> <destination> will do it.
 
Old 10-22-2006, 12:57 AM   #3
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cp

use man cp

to understand how the copy command works.

You'll want to use the --recursive option to copy directories.
 
Old 10-23-2006, 01:02 AM   #4
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Thanks guys i got it!
 
Old 11-04-2006, 04:59 PM   #5
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Also check out the rsync command
 
  


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