I would like to copy for backup porposes a Linux user home directory with several GBs of data and the usual configuration files. The source directory and the backup directory should exactly have the ...
How to be certain “cp -n -r /dir/ /des/” does not overwrite files.. and is doing its job ? verbose mode?
I run the command cp -n -r /dir/ /backup/ but there is no way to tell what it is doing.. if it is skipping files that already exists.. if it is doing anything.. I tried adding -v option to ...
I am having a the following directory structure: Main_Dir | ----------------------------------- Subdir1 Subdir2 Subdir3 | | ...
This is probably very simple, but I can't figure it out. I have a directory structure like this (dir2 is inside dir1): /dir1 /dir2 | --- file1 | --- file2 What is ...
Looking for the difference between cp -r and cp -a? What does recursive mean in terms of copying files from a folder?
Could someone explain why this happens? Most specifically: Why is one 1's content copied to f? And why is f copied to g? $ tree . 0 directories, 0 files $ mkdir 1 $ mkdir 2 $ touch 1/a $ touch ...
I'm working on a website migration. I have a scrape of the site, with all the files and directory structure as you would see them in the URL. I want to pull all images, maintaining the directory ...