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Old 12-08-2005, 09:29 PM   #1
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Question trying to copy through server

Hey im trying to copy a file from a server i don't know what i am doing wrong please help.
this is what i did:

cp ~stauffer/cs115/timeTest.cpp.

where timeTest.cpp is the file im wanting copied into my place? - Please help thank you
Old 12-08-2005, 09:33 PM   #2
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I see several things wrong in the above.

correct notation would be: "cp [remote directory]/timeTest.cpp ." (notice the space before the trailing period)

If your remote directory is /server/tiny/ then it would be "cp /server/tiny/timeTest.cpp ."
Old 12-08-2005, 09:38 PM   #3
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hey thanks so much i really appreciate i just needed the space Wow okay thank you so much you don't know how happy I am it was bugging me for like an that is sad but thanks!


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