As you might already know, ‘cp’ is the command line program in Linux to copy files and directories. The simple and most common use of ‘cp’ is as follows: $ cp file1 file2 file3… fileN
In Linux, the command ‘cp‘, which standards for ‘Copy‘ is used to copy files and folders to another folder. It is available by default in Linux as part of the GNU Coreutils set of tools.
We use the cp command in Linux to copy files and directories from one directory to another. It can be simply used to copy a few files or directories, or it can be used with