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Old 07-07-2005, 04:49 AM   #1
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Elegantly moving a large directory.

I have a directory titled "music" that contains about 30GB worth of data and I was wondering what the most elegant way to move this folder to another computer would be.

I thought maybe I could tar or zip the folder up and then transfer the zipped file via ftp. Would that be very efficient?
Old 07-07-2005, 07:15 AM   #2
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I like the tar command section located here for that.
Old 07-07-2005, 09:17 AM   #3
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there is no way to "elegantly" move files. Just copying would be faster than tarring and copying.


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