move file in linux command code example

Example 1: linux move file

# Linux - Bash

# syntax:
mv [options] <source-filepath> <destination-filepath>

# example-1 (fundamental - no switches):
mv "C:\Users\File_Name.txt" "C:\Users\SubFolder\File_Name.txt"

# example-2 (fundamental - with switches):
mv -u "C:\Users\File_Name.txt" "C:\Users\SubFolder\File_Name.txt"

# Switches
mv -f	force move by overwriting destination file without prompt
mv -i	interactive prompt before overwrite
mv -u	update - move when source is newer than destination
mv -v	verbose - print source and destination files

Example 2: move directory with files linux

how to move a folder/Directory in Linux with files

mv /path/to/source /path/to/destination

mv Reports tools/Reports

Example 3: how to move file in directory in linux

mv file dir