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I actually found a way with a lot of research, didn't dig deep enough prior to posting this. I'd like to reference it in this post here (On Ubuntu Forums, not Ask Ubuntu). User papibe commented: Ho jonnyboysmithy. It looks like a job for 'rsync'. By default rsync will copy and update files based on modification time and size. However, you can ...


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Here's my crude script for verifying files in two folders, and if any file has an issue - copy it over. I'd suggest using this after copying over files. The basic idea is to use hexdump for verifying the files. The script takes two directories as inputs. Limitation: It processes only the files inside the directory, not subdirectories ( because I don't know ...


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I would not recommend dd for this task. It will copy sector by sector, raw disk data; so it will work only if the partitions are exactly the same size and layout (leading to corruption otherwise). And then you have again another almost-full partion, that you have to extend... messy. And if the source filesystem is almost full, it's probably quite fragmented, ...


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you can either use some tools like clonezilla , redo backup or you can use command line tools such the command dd dd if=/dev/sdXX of=/dev/sdXX bs=4096 check this for how to dd or the command rsync rsync -av /mount-point-of-first-drive /mount-point-of-second-drive based on @Rman, for your case it's better to use rsync. Else if you want to use dd you ...


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Basically, you keep using incorrect syntax (including your before edited versions of the command). scp jay@192.168.1.129:/home/jay/sshd* ./ should work. Or this , if I have client and server backwards: scp sshd* jay@192.168.1.129:/home/jay/ By the way, I much prefer to keep the original time stamp: scp -p sshd* jay@192.168.1.129:/home/jay/



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