In this tutorial, we will introduce how to copy a directory to other directory in linux. We will use cp command to implement it.
How to copy a folder to other directory in linux?
We can use command below:
cp -r source_directory dest_directory
Use this command, we can copy all files in source_directory to dest_directory including source_directory.
Here is an example:
cp -r /home/test/ /home/nlp/
Then, we will find a test folder in /home/nlp/