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Old 07-26-2001
Question Silly CP command

I'm trying to copy all of the files I created from one dir to another, any suggestions. I can do and LL |grep my_id to select all of the files I created, am I on the right track?

Thanks, MH
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Old 07-26-2001
for x in `ll | awk '{print $3, $9}' | grep [user_name] | awk '{print $2}'`
cp $x /new/dir

If you want to copy directory add a -R to the cp command.

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Old 07-26-2001
Via "cd" command, change your current working directory to where the files you want to copy exist (the "from" directory).

Verify you're in the correct directory via the "pwd" command.


cp * /xxxxx/yyyyy/todir

Where "/xxxxx/yyyyy/todir" is the full directory path of where you want the files are being copied "to")

If the directory you're going to does not already exist, you may create it with the "mkdir" command.

Hopes this helps Smilie
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Old 07-26-2001
Whoops !

alwayslearningunix is right.

I neglected to read your question and "files I created" slipped by me.

Sorry, LY18
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Old 07-30-2001

Thanks guys
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