How do I copy folder with files to another folder in Unix/Linux? [closed]

The option you’re looking for is -R. If destination doesn’t exist, it will be created. -R means copy directories recursively. You can also use -r since it’s case-insensitive. To copy everything inside the source folder (symlinks, hidden files) without copying the source folder itself use -a flag along with trailing /. in the source (as …

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