How to move a file to another folder or directory in Linux?
Published July 24, 2021
To move a file to another folder or directory, we can use the
mv command followed by the source path of the file and then the destination path in Linux.
For example, let's say we have a file called
myFile.txt which we need to move to a directory called
myDirectory, to do that we can use the
mv Linux command like this,
# Move "myFile.txt" to "myDirectory" directory mv myFile.txt myDirectory
In the above command after the
mvcommand we have defined the source path of the file which is the
myFile.txtand after that the destination path which is the
myDirectorydirectory where the file needs to be moved to.
Executing the above command will move the
myFile.txtfile to the
myDirectorydirectory or folder.
See the execution of the above command live in repl.it.
That's all 😃!