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Old 10-13-2012, 07:05 PM   #1
shadowkhan
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Help me with correct command in (Terminal)


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i am using a terminal as.............root@ubuntu

i want to copy a folder from..........user@ubuntu

on single same computer
 
Old 10-13-2012, 07:09 PM   #2
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You don't need to do it as a root login.

By default you should have either su and/or sudo available. So, open your terminal as the user,... escalate your authority to the root user, and issue a cp command from the start location to the destination location;

sudo cp /home/userdirectory/file.ext /root/

or;

su root
cp /home/userdirectory/file.ext /root/
 
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