copy files

Q. I’m using CentOS Linux. I’m getting an error – Cannot Preserve Ownership, when I try to copy files from Linux ext3 to FAT32 or files moved to an NFS NAS server mount point. How do I fix this error and copy / move files? A. Generally you use command like cp or my to […]


Q. FTP is insecure, how do I securely copy files across a network computer? My network has Windows and Linux systems. A. You need to use Openssh client and server technology to copy between two more network computers. You can also find free ssh client tools. scp copies files between hosts on a network. It […]


Q. Can you explain how do I use cpio under Linux / UNIX? A. GNU cpio is a tool for creating and extracting archives, or copying files from one place to another. It handles a number of cpio formats as well as reading and writing tar files. cpio command works just like tar, only better. […]