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I was transferring large files using scp, but I got this error:

write failed: Broken pipe lost connection.

Now I need to re-launch scp but tell it to continue from where it left off. I looked into the manpage, and couldn't figure out how to do so, and there is no interactive mode or a way to skip the files when they already exist in the destination.

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You'll probably like rsync ( – Ivan Nevostruev Sep 20 '10 at 17:00
indeed I do, I'm now using it for the first time and I already love it! Thank you very much Ivan :) (You can answer this question and your answer will be accepted :p ) – Zenet Sep 20 '10 at 17:20
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May I additionally suggest Unison. It offers a GUI and customizable profiles.

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