If i'm writing a long command or just typing an extensive file path, is there any that i can "reuse" it with some command shortcut? e.g: 1.cp /home/myuser/really/big/file/here/and/there.png ...
I have directory that contains some symbolic links: user@host:include$ find .. -type l -ls 4737414 0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 user group 13 Dec 9 13:47 ../k0607-lsi6/camac -> ../../include 4737415 ...
At the Linux command line, I'd like to copy a (very large) set of .txt files from one directory (and its subdirectories) to another. I need the directory structure to stay intact, and I need to ...
I have a list of files separated by spaces in a file list.txt. I'd like to copy them to a new folder. I tried to do: cp `cat list.txt` new_folder but it did not work. How would you do this ? ...
i have a folder with symlinks: marek@marek$ ls -al /usr/share/solr/ razem 36 drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2010-11-30 08:25 . drwxr-xr-x 358 root root 12288 2010-11-26 12:25 .. drwxr-xr-x 3 root ...
How do I copy a file in Linux only when the file being copied is newer than the version at the destination? If the file at the destination is newer, I want the file copy to not go ahead.
For normal file copying in *nix, I've only ever seen people use cp (eg. cp /mnt/mydevice/myfile ~/myfile), but I eventually ran into dd, which appears to do the exact same thing (dd ...
I am trying to copy a file from my other computer, to another computer. (both running Ubuntu 9.10) So, I've ssh'ed into the other computer; I cd to the directory; and I entered cp File.zip ...
Is there any good tool in GNU/Linux that copy files like cp, but also shows progress and limits speed (and changes limit without interruption) like pv? Prototype: find source_directory | cpio -H ...
Due to a Hard disk problem I am trying to shift a partition from one hard disk to another. I am following http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-partplan.html article to do that. In the copying ...
I'm trying to use the a Linux terminal to copy many files to a new location. I tired the command: sudo locate -i *file_I_want* | xargs cp $1 /place_I_want_everything_copied_to/ Which, gives an ...
i have a few directories (1 level) that were added to my server in specific times. the problem is, they are named as a random hash. would it be possible to copy them somewhere and rename by the ...
I am getting an error when I try to copy a file from my local computer to a remote server. I get the same error whether I use cp or scp. Here is my input at the resulting error: ...