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    Command:

    mv

    
    
    

    SYNOPSIS

           mv [OPTION]... [-T] SOURCE DEST
           mv [OPTION]... SOURCE... DIRECTORY
           mv [OPTION]... -t DIRECTORY SOURCE...
    
    
    

    DESCRIPTION

           Rename SOURCE to DEST, or move SOURCE(s) to DIRECTORY.
    
           Mandatory  arguments  to  long  options are mandatory for short options
           too.
    
           --backup[=CONTROL]
                  make a backup of each existing destination file
    
           -b     like --backup but does not accept an argument
    
           -f, --force
                  do not prompt before overwriting
    
           -i, --interactive
                  prompt before overwrite
    
           -n, --no-clobber
                  do not overwrite an existing file
    
           If you specify more than one of -i, -f, -n, only the  final  one  takes
           effect.
    
           --strip-trailing-slashes
                  remove any trailing slashes from each SOURCE argument
    
           -S, --suffix=SUFFIX
                  override the usual backup suffix
    
           -t, --target-directory=DIRECTORY
                  move all SOURCE arguments into DIRECTORY
    
           -T, --no-target-directory
                  treat DEST as a normal file
    
           -u, --update
                  move  only  when  the  SOURCE file is newer than the destination
                  file or when the destination file is missing
    
           -v, --verbose
                  explain what is being done
    
           --help display this help and exit
    
           --version
                  output version information and exit
    
           simple, never
                  always make simple backups
    
    
    

    AUTHOR

           Written by Mike Parker, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering.
    
    
    

    REPORTING BUGS

           Report mv bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
           GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
           General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
           Report mv translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
    
    
    

    COPYRIGHT

           Copyright  (C)  2010  Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+: GNU
           GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
           This is free software: you are free  to  change  and  redistribute  it.
           There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
    
    
    

    SEE ALSO

           rename(2)
    
           The  full  documentation  for mv is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If
           the info and mv programs are properly installed at your site, the  com-
           mand
    
                  info coreutils 'mv invocation'
    
           should give you access to the complete manual.
    
    
    

    GNU coreutils 8.4 November 2015 MV(1)

    
    
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