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Answers

Try -R option, ending the copied path with /_.

Just read the manpage….

$ cp -R SRCFOLDER DESTFOLDER/

You are looking for the cp command. You need to change directories so that you are outside of the directory you are trying to move. If the directory you’re moving is called dir1 and you want to move it to your /home/Pictures folder:

cp -r dir1/ ~/Pictures/

Linux is case-sensitive and also needs the / after each directory to know that it isn’t a file. ~ is a special character in the terminal that automatically evaluates to the current user’s home directory. If you need to know what directory you are in, use the command pwd

When you don’t know how to use a Linux command, there is a manual page that you can refer to by typing

man [insert command here]

at a terminal prompt.

Also, to auto complete long file paths when typing in the terminal, you can hit Tab after you’ve started typing the path and you will either be presented with choices, or it will insert the remaining part of the path.