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Copying files between systems with scp and rsync

The scp command is similar to the old UNIX rcp command for copying files to and from Linux systems, except all communications are encrypted. Files can be copied from the remote system to the local system or local to remote. You can also copy files recursively through a whole directory structure, if you choose.

The following is an example of using the scp command to copy a file called memo from the home directory of the user chris to the /tmp<...