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I'm a novice Mac user who inherited photo equipment from my photographer Dad. He used Aperture to manage his thousands of photos.

I tried copying a 20 gB file to my computer but it's failed each time. Hard drive = Iomega Mac user name = Apple. Could someone please write the exact text I'dneed to write in Terminal to copy from Iomega to Apple.

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I suggest using rsync, which can be easily resumed if interrupted.

rsync -azv /Volumes/Iomega ~/Photos/
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Thank you. Tried what you suggested but got this error message: rsync -azv /Volumes/Iomega HDD ~/Photos/ building file list ... rsync: link_stat "/Volumes/Iomega" failed: No such file or directory (2) rsync: link_stat "/Users/appe/HDD" failed: No such file or directory (2) done sent 29 bytes received 20 bytes 98.00 bytes/sec total size is 0 speedup is 0.00 rsync error: some files could not be transferred (code 23) at /SourceCache/rsync/rsync-42/rsync/main.c(992) [sender=2.6.9] – Jerry Dec 8 '13 at 18:47
The name of the aperture file I'm trying to copy from Iomega to Apple is "Aperture Library Alaska20g" I'd appreciate your using this info to again type the text I should enter. Many thanks. – Jerry Dec 8 '13 at 18:50

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