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Copy a specific file command [duplicate]

How can I copy files with extension .ORF from a director and all it's sub-directors to a different director. i.e: I have home/Pictures and it's sub-directories and I want to copy only the files with ...
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Delete - copy files from VM

I run ubuntu through vm player. How do I copy files? (not from the terminal?) I get this: "Error opening file '/iraf/x11iraf/iraf.lnux.x86_64.tar.gz': Permission denied" I am a first time user ...
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copy files from/to usb drive containg a running live distro

let's suppose I have one (or multiple) live distro within a usb key, When I run this live distro, I want to access to the usb key's file system (e.g. get files and copy to the usb drive or copy ...
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How to copy files off Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 4 with broken screen?

I have Ubuntu Touch installed on my Nexus 4. I recently dropped the phone cracking the touchscreen. The screen no longer responds to touch. The three buttons work. I can turn the device on and off, ...
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Why are mp3 files being copied as text files to the Pen Drive?

What is the probable cause of copies of mp3 files from HD to Pen Drive being showed as text files? System: Ubuntu 15.10 $ df -h /dev/sda1 ext3 1826221144 24892076 1708555692 2% / /...
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Can't copy files to /cdrom folder Error code : permission denied

Screenshot while copying file to /cdrom folder I have created an Ubuntu persistent USB. Now i have to transfer files between my other PC (Windows 7) to Ubuntu. But i cant copy files to a folder that ...
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escape files with special characters in copy command

I'm going to copy many files and folders, some have special characters..how I can copy all files and escape those files with special characters?
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How can I make a backup of an EFI System partition?

Before I start making changes to the ESP I want to make a backup of it. Can I just copy the files and directories within it, let's say with my file manager, or cp, or do I have to use some tool like ...
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Copying file seems just fine only to find it's corrupt later

It just happened for 2nd time. I copied a file to an USB drive. (using nautilius) all finished seemingly fine. Only to find out later that the file is corrupt and unusable. File size and everything ...
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Finding and copying files in Terminal

I have a .txt file (called list.txt) containing a list of filenames, including their paths. Such as: /Users/Me/Downloads/0001.pdf /Users/Me/Downloads/0010.pdf /Users/Me/Downloads/0053.pdf ...
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how to copy only pdf from folders and subfolders?

I have a folder with about 20 subfolders, each with 10-15 subfolders. Is there a way, using CLI to move only PDf files to a new folder?
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have a problem with copy and paste

when I try to copy ctrl+c it's not working. it's works only when I’m on English (Hebrew) its dosent copy / paste do any of keyboard shorts.. also what's better libreoffice or open-office?
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Show Copy Dialog not working when right clicking the file manager

I can't find it anywhere even when doing Alt + Tab or alt + ~. Tried everything. the forum thread existing doesn't have any solutions till now.
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Copy a folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to copy a folder. But I am getting error Error while copying "file.zip". On the other hand if I try use copy to, I am getting this error : Error while coping. The folder "file" ...
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Copying 2 folders in multiple places at once?

It is posibble to copy 2 folders in for example 4 places at once? all in one comand. i have for example folder 1 wich contains folder 1+ and folder 2+ this must be copyed in folder 3, 4 and 5. How do ...
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How can I print the output of pv each on a new line as it changes?

I have to copy a large file using pv and since pv outputs progress, I want to take advantage of that and use it in a php file. However, pv outputs progress on the same line (overwriting the previous ...
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I have issues in the copy - paste process from - to USB?

The copy and paste is very fast and non-correct the files don't be copied correctly with its whole size although the system read the copy size like the original file ,, and the system becomes very ...
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how to copy from current folder to another folder

how to copy between current directory to another directory eg. i am trying to copy my current directory i.e Desktop to var/www/html cp form.html ./var/www/html receive a following error cp: ...
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File transfer is freezing while copying [duplicate]

When I make any data transfer process (from computer to usb), after a couple of seconds file transfer process freezes. It be normal after a few minutes later but again freezes. If there would no ...
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Transfer software from another Ubuntu [duplicate]

I and my friend has Ubuntu. I want to get a software from his lap to my lap. How can I copy the software? Note: I couldn't download the software from net as the software is no longer available.
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How can I copy book chapters to my Gogear MP3 reader

I hope this a a Ubuntu question. I have a new problem with my Philips Gogear MP3 player: when I copy audio book chapters from Ubuntu 14.4 sometimes it truncates some chapters and it shuffles the ...
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Rsync copy files that I don't have already using a list

I have two separate computers with the same MEDIA folder which is quite large. These folders have the same structure but in one computer there are more files. What I would like to do is something ...
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Get rsync to retry failed copied files from nautilus

I'm copying quite a few files. I was able to successfully copy ~100% of them. But unfortunately, some failed - from memory the error was something like; unable to copy file x, timed out, do you want ...
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Why does copy&paste fail from and to a smarthphone's external sd-card (sdcard1) - mtp-probem

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 with Thunar 1.6.3. I cannot copy and paste folders and files from or to the SD-card of my Sony Xperia Z1 compact smartphone. (Everything in the following is translated back ...
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copy paste shortcuts are not working anywhere on ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu, I am not getting how to copy paste on ubuntu. ctrl+C, ctrl+x, ctrl+Y, ctrl+V nothing seems to work out. Shift+ctrl+C, Shift+ctrl+x, Shift+ctrl+Y, Shift+ctrl+V also doesnt work. ...
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Libre office opening a copy of original file instead of original file?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to open a saved Libre office file, it opens a copy of existing file for editing and saves as another file. Multiple copies of same files are created upon editing ...
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Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How?

Fast & Traceable copy of 2 TB data over Gigabit LAN from Ubuntu live mounted Volume to Synology NAS (Win SMB, NFS, Mac AFP)? How? I am going a Data Recovery using a Unbunto Live CD (14.x LTE) ...
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Prevent interruption of moving file long time

I have blank screen after 10 minutes in Ubuntu 14.04. However, I noticed that it also interrupts any processes going on in my laptop, such as copying file from my SSD disc to external SSD. The ...
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How to copy a line in vi and paste it to console?

There is a text file with bash commands. Is there a way to copy a line from that file using vi and paste it to console? It may be nano as well. It is console only server installation. No mouse to be ...
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Copy hard drive

How do I go about coping my entire hard drive, which only has Ubuntu on it? It would be copied to an exterior hard drive, before I try the repair disk or have to wipe and reinstall. I don't want to ...
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Pasted commands do not appear in history

when I use copy and paste to run a command, and later I want to run the command again it doesn't appear in history. Sometimes if I paste and then change some of the arguments the command does appear ...
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Context menu's 'Copy' is delayed in Firefox

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox 38.0 Sometimes when I select text, right-click, and select 'Copy', the action causes the menu to hang for 5-8 seconds before it's completed. What's going on? I ...