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11 Basic operations

This chapter describes the commands for basic file manipulation: copying, moving (renaming), and deleting (removing).

cp invocation    Copy files.
dd invocation    Convert and copy a file.
install invocation    Copy files and set attributes.
mv invocation    Move (rename) files.
rm invocation    Remove files or directories.
shred invocation    Remove files more securely.