COPY Command

Assume that you are NOT currently in your home directory. Enter a command to copy all files in your home directory beginning with the letter 'a' to the current directory.

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  • Jun 3rd, 2010

You can use cp /home/username/a* <then current directoryname>
ex: cp /home/xxxx/a* /tmp/dev/sand
now all the files that start with "a" will be copied to /tmp/dev/sand directory

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  • Apr 30th, 2012

cp [a]* /export/home/

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