FAQ: Manipulation - cp Part I

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Hi everyone,
I’m very new to this forum and seek any advise on 1 particular question which I’m terribly stuck at.

For this exercise, we need to start in the drama/biopic directory. Use pwd to check where you are. If you aren’t in the drama/biopic directory, you can use the command cd /home/ccuser/workspace/movies/drama/biopic to quickly get there. As you move to the correct file path, ignore any errors that pop up.

Then, list all files and directories in the working directory using ls.

Checkpoint 2 Passed
Using a single cp command, copy all the contents of frida.txt to lincoln.txt.

Checkpoint 3 Passed

Use cat on lincoln.txt to confirm that the information about Frida Kahlo has been copied into the lincoln.txt file.

To clear the terminal of the text after its output, use the clear command.

Question 3. I’m stuck and cant proceed the next page of online study.