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rcp - Remote copy

rcp [OPTION...] --target-directory=DIRECTORY SOURCE...

Remote copy SOURCE to DEST, or multiple SOURCE(s) to DIRECTORY.
-4, --ipv4
use only IPv4
-6, --ipv6
use only IPv6
-d, --target-directory[=DIRECTORY]
copy all SOURCE arguments into DIRECTORY
-f, --from
copying from remote host (server use only)
-p, --preserve
attempt to preserve (duplicate) in its copies the modification times and modes of the source files
-r, --recursive
if any of the source files are directories, copies each subtree rooted at that name; in this case the destination must be a directory
-t, --to
copying to remote host (server use only)
-?, --help
give this help list
give a short usage message
-V, --version
print program version

Mandatory or optional arguments to long options are also mandatory or optional for any corresponding short options.

Written by many authors.

Report bugs to <>.

Copyright © 2015 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for rcp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and rcp programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info rcp

should give you access to the complete manual.

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