If you want to move a folder or file from under same machine, then
mv will be enough, but if you want to move from machine
A to machine
B or different hard-drive, then
rsync will be your best friend~~.
Using rsync move a file and remove origin files and folder
rsync -avh --progress --remove-source-files phpMyAdmin/* ../phpMyAdmin/ // You can do a second sync with --checksum to tell it to verify the results of the first synchronization
// Delete –delete Option touch test.txt rsync -avz --delete [email protected]:/var/lib/rpm/ . // Target has the new file called test.txt, when synchronize with the source with ‘–delete‘ option, it removed the file test.txt.
// Copy/Sync a File on a Local Computer rsync -zvh backup.tar /tmp/backups/
// Copy/Sync a Directory on Local Computer rsync -avzh /root/rpmpkgs /tmp/backups/
// Copy/Sync a Remote Directory to a Local Machine rsync -avzh [email protected]:/home/tarunika/rpmpkgs /tmp/myrpms
// Rsync over SSH rsync -avzhe ssh [email protected]:/root/install.log /tmp/
// Undo option, if you really need this option rsync --dry-run --remove-source-files -zvh backup.tar /tmp/backups/