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Old 03-03-2011, 06:53 PM   #1
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copy file or directory


What is the correct way to copy a file or directory to another
directory? In the past I was able to use press the mouse left and right
button, it didn't work all the time hard to press the two buttons at the
same time. With the Fedora 14 it does not work at all.
I appreciate some direction. Thank you Vinny
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the cp command

man cp
Old 03-04-2011, 08:02 AM   #3
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You can use the cp command as andrewthomas said.

cp -R <directory_to_copy> <location_you_want_to_copy_to>
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actually I was referring to graphic mode using the mouse. I eventually found, copy and then past.
but I appreciate your answer and thank you. Vinny


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