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# 1  
Old 07-04-2011
Copy files from subdir


How can I copy files from subdirectories without copy the subdir
and copy it to a higher dir

For example:


copy file1 to /home or another dir

# 2  
Old 07-04-2011
unless I'm missing something

cp /home/test/subdir/file1 /home

will do what you want
# 3  
Old 07-04-2011
cp /home/test/subdir/* /home/

find /home/test/subdir -type f -prune -exec cp {} /home/ \;

# 4  
Old 07-04-2011
I mean for different files starting with file*

---------- Post updated at 04:30 PM ---------- Previous update was at 04:14 PM ----------

for example


I want to copy file1 & 2

when I'm in /home/user/ and copy them in home/user/lala
# 5  
Old 07-04-2011
cp /home/user/test1/subdir1/file1 /home/user/test2/subdir2/file2 ./lala/

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Less restrictive :
cp /home/user/test?/subdir?/file? ./lala/

# 6  
Old 07-04-2011
but i haven't always subdirs Smilie
# 7  
Old 07-04-2011
I am afraid, we need more info about how does your tree structure look like and which files you are willing to move or not.
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