copy files to external HDD
gbonnema at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 12 11:27:32 UTC 2015
On 12-01-15 12:18, A.J. Bonnema wrote:
> Uhmmmm. They *are* comprehensible, you just need an open mind toward
> them. It may help to have someone in your environment who is
> experienced in this area. Otherwise, youtube often helps. The command
> you need is cp, but beware: it overwrites without warning. Also, for
> recursive dive into directories you need a parameter (probably -i).
> Check "man cp" before you do anything, and do a trial run on a dummy
> target directory before you do the "real thing".
Sorry, mistyped: it's "cp -r <source> <dest>" in stead of "-i". I
should have checked the man-pages first.
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