cp (copy)

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If you want to move or rename files (instead of copying), please checkout the mv command.

Copying A Single File

This is the simplest cp procedure:

$ cp ~/original_file.txt ~/copied_file.txt

Coping Multiple, Specific Files To A Directory

This can be done with the syntax:

$ cp ~/{file1,file2,file3,file4} ~/destination_folder/

Note that there must be no spaces between the comma-separated files.


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