Linux CP Command

cp command is used to copy a file or group of file one location to another location.

Syntax

$cp [source] [destination]

Example


$cp file1.txt file2.txt
							

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Options

Descriptions

01

-a

create archive copies of file.

02

-b

make a backup copy of existing destination files that will be deleted by the copying operation.

03

-f

remove existing destination files without prompting for conformation.

04

-i

prompt before overwriting existing destination files.

05

-v

show messages explainig what the command is doing.

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