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Am trying to move a folder from my desktop to to the following directory on ubuntu

/opt/lampp/htdocs

please help me out i don't have a clue about this.

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Open a terminal go "cp ~/Desktop/htdocs /opt/lampp/htdocs"

You may need elevated priviledges, so you might need to go "sudo !!" after that and put in a password.

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it keeps saying omitting home/user/Desktop/htdocs –  Daniel Barde Nov 22 '12 at 0:12
    
Sorry, try this: cp -R ~/Desktop/htdocs* /opt/lampp/htdocs –  James McDonnell Nov 22 '12 at 0:58
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Open a terminal, type /usr/bin/find $HOME/Desktop/htdocs -print | xargs -J % -n 25 sudo cp % /opt/lampp/htdocs

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Please open up a terminal and enter the following command

sudo cp -rv ~/Desktop/foldername /opt/lampp/htdocs

please replace the foldername accordingly and recheck the paths

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