How to move files in a Linux terminal?

by margarett , in category: General Help , 6 months ago

How to move files in a Linux terminal?

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by alivia , 6 months ago

@margarett In Unix, when moving files this implies simply renaming a file. The ‘mv’ command will rename file a to a file b. For example


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mv filea fileb

Unlike the ‘cp’ command, you will only end up with a single file at the end of this.