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How to copy and paste a file through the command-line? [duplicate]

I want to copy and paste a file to /usr folder but I guess I need root access to do so so I need to learn how to copy and paste a file from one location to another through the terminal.
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How to copy files in Terminal as root user [duplicate]

I have 7000 files I would like to copy to a folder from home/Videos to /usr/share/someplace. How do I do this?
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How do I add an image on my computer to a folder while using terminal? [duplicate]

Hi I'm learning how to use terminal and I've created and image folder through terminal and now I'm wondering how I add an image that I already have saved on my computer by using terminal. I'm ...
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How to copy file from etc to home? [duplicate]

I need to make a copy of /etc/default/grub file and put it in ~/backup/config/ directory In Gnome files.
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How to copy a file to a pendrive in Ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

What is the command to copy a file to a pendrive in Ubuntu terminal?
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How do I copy a file using terminal? [duplicate]

My current directory is ~/Dropbox/RECENT and I want to copy a file input.txt from my current directory to ~/Dropbox/RECENT/SORT without deleting the original. And I want to copy input.txt with another ...
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simple question cp (command) [duplicate]

my problem is ''cp'' command I can't understand why I can't copy a simple text file for example: I have on the desktop two files "fis1" and "fis2" and in "fis1" I have "perfect" (text file) and I ...
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Copying files from DVD to hard disc?

I am trying to copy the contents of a DVD to a folder (named ANIL) in Hard Disk by using terminal. Would somebody be able to provide me an example of the command line syntax required to achieve this?...
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Pen Drive not reading after formatting-Permission denied

Recently,I bought a pen drive:hp flash drive v301w.It was working fine when I first used it but when I formatted it,it does not appear on Files anymore, but it appears in Disks: Then I created a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not loading after removing Wine

I used the following command to get rid of Wine on my Ubuntu 12.04 system but instead it got rid of everything! sudo apt-get remove wine* Now when I try to load my Ubuntu I get the following: The ...
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How do I utilize a predesigned configuration file for Wireguard?

I am trying to get Wireguard to work on my xubuntu. Installation no problem, but when I tried to copy/move the configuration file my VPN provider sent me - I could not. That is, I don´t know how. It ...
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