I‘m using scp command to copy files from one server to another server. The problem is that I’m unable to copy all hidden files (such as .bash_history). How do I copy hidden files using the scp command under Unix like operating systems?
A dot-file is generally any file whose name begins with a full stop. In Linux or Unix like operating system it is also called as hidden file. How do I list all dot files in my home directory?
How do I copy all hidden files from $HOME using scp command line tool?
How do I list only user dot-files from $HOME under UNIX and Linux operating systems? How do I ensure that user Dot-Files are not World-writable?
Q. How do I ignore hidden .dot files while searching for files? How do I ignore or exclude certain files while running Linux / UNIX find command?
Q. Can you tell me more about dot-files that shell and many UNIX command reads?
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