Cp copy all hidden files. `Can the CP command copy the entire directory without including hidden files?

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    The Overflow Blog. PersianGulf PersianGulf 8 8 silver badges 10 10 bronze badges. Anthon Note that there is a command-line trick works in, at least, shbashand ksh : Just suffix the from directory with a slash. That's usefull when you want to copy just content without creating new directory inside destination.
     
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    Be one single command with an flag to include the above. Not need to rely on pattern matching at all. My ugly, but working, hack is: cp -r /etc/.It also contains a normal file and directory.
     
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    banbangcap.online › questions › linux-newbie-8 › recursively-cp-all-.Mureinik 3, 11 11 gold badges 26 26 silver badges 30 30 bronze badges.
     
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    Ubuntu I want to copy all directories, files, and hidden files and hidden directories with one command. I want these items to replace.Simple, direct, extensible - consider what happens when you replace the with an ssh to another machine.
     
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    banbangcap.online › questions › recursively-copying-hidden-files-linux.It should be upvoted to the top.
     
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    Start at /path/to/toplevel/dir/. Do not descend into any subdirectories. Find all directories, files and symlinks whose name starts with a dot.Show 3 more comments.
     
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    We can copy hidden files and folders in Ubuntu distribution through cp command-line utility. In addition to, other cp command-line utility.Bruno's solution did the trick.
     
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    mkdir /test/folder cp -rp /path/to/copy/. /test/folder. This will copy all files/folder recursively from /path/from/copy in to the already.This seems really flexible although maybe slower.
     
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    banbangcap.online › linux › recursive-copy-skip-hidden-files.Rewriting Bash scripts in Go using black box testing.
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    When we want to copy directories recursively in the Linux command-line, cp -r could be the first command to come up.Rewriting Bash scripts in Go using black box testing.
     
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    You can use the wildcard like cp -r.[^.]* Thats because your bash is built to ignore the hidden files and cp command just don't get the.The advantage it doesn't depend on the shell, or special utilities that may not be installed.
     
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    The following command copies directories and shows the process of copying, but contains hidden files. $ cp -dPrfv config/ temp/.I'm using CentOS release 6.
     
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    To copy a file to another directory, specify the absolute or the relative path to the destination directory. When only the directory name is.Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users.
    Cp copy all hidden files. The simplest way is:
     
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    Thats because your bash is built to ignore the hidden files and cp command just don't get the hidden arguments.
     
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    Learn more.
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    Not supported on all versions of cpalas, but great when it is there.
     
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    forum? This answer is incorrect in terms of the original question asked include hidden files : both cp -r as well as cp -a copy hidden files when cp
     
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    This is the first match condition we have specified so far.
     
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    This answer is incorrect in terms of the original question asked include hidden files : both cp -r as well as cp -a copy hidden files when cp
     
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    Other pattern matches are available.??
     
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    This seems really flexible although maybe slower.
     
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    Anthon
     
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    In addition to, other cp command-line utility options would also be discussed.
     
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    Adding -C does this and so the command becomes: rsync -aC.
     
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    Rsync man page.
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    While on the other end with.
     
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    This has to be the best answer.
     
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    Modified 5 years, 9 months ago.
     
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    I also needed it to not copy across.
     
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    Which option should I use Ask Question.
     
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    forum? Show 3 more comments.
     
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    It may be that this changed overtime.
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