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Copy bulk Files in Linux

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I have multiple files in a Linux systems where I want to copy them with a single cp command into a different path and directory. Should I write a bash script to copy one by one?
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It all depends on where the files are and where you want to put them.

If I wanted to copy all the .java files from /home/timh/project5/src/main/java to /export/backup/timh/projects/project5 I could use the find command, the rsync command, the cp command and several others, and depending on options,  dump all the files into the destination directory or replicate the source directory structure as well.

In a simple case, if you specify multiple source files on the cp command and a single destination directory, all those files would be copied into that directory:
Or use a "glob" wildcard
I can copy a directory and its attributes to a new directory:
Only if you're trying to copy from/to wildly-located places would a script be essential, and even then, sometimes you can just feed a file containing a list of filename paths to a copy utility.
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hello Gabriel Turqos

you can copy bulk of file with help of the cp command.
To copy multiple files using the cp command pass the
names of files followed by the destination directory to the cp command.

tree -F
├── bar.txt
├── baz.txt
├── foo/
└── foo.txt
cp foo.txt bar.txt baz.txt foo/
tree .
├── bar.txt
├── baz.txt
├── foo
│   ├── bar.txt
│   ├── baz.txt
│   └── foo.txt
└── foo.txt

The same operation can also be achieved through pattern matching

cp *.txt foo/

Follow this site for more understanding

i hope this will help to you
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If you want to maintain the relative paths, consider tar.  you basically tar up a directory, move the new file, then un-tar it in another and it re-creates the tree.
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