3 Answered Questions for the topic cp

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How to have the cp command create any necessary folders for copying a file to a destination?

When copying a file using `cp` to a folder that may or may not exist, how do I get `cp` to create the folder if necessary? Here is what I have tried: <!-- language:none --> [root@file... more
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How do I copy folder with files to another folder in Unix/Linux?

I am having some issues to copy a folder with files in that folder into another folder. Command `cp -r` doesn't copy files in the folder.

How to force cp to overwrite without confirmation?

I'm trying to use the `cp` command and force an overwrite. I have tried `cp -rf /foo/* /bar`, but I am still prompted to confirm each overwrite.

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