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I am trying to get some files off of my school Linux account using ssh. I have got the connection to work using:

scp <school_server>: ~/folder I want ~/where I want to go.

But when it goes to transfer folder it gives me the message:

not a regular file

The file contains .java files, and I want the whole folder.

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To recursively copy a whole directory using scp, you need to add the -r switch

scp -r remotehost:/path/to/remote/dir/ /path/to/local/dir/

[#29166] Friday, July 23, 2021, 2 Years  [reply] [flag answer]
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