SCP (Secure Copy)

Copies files between hosts on a network. It uses ssh for data transfer. This comes in handy transferring files from your desktop to your arcade pc or raspberry pi. Be careful as scp will overwrite files without warning.


Terminal Syntax

Syntax Description
$ scp [OPTION] [user@SRC_HOST:]file1 [user@DEST_HOST:]file2 Copies files between hosts on a network.

Usage Examples

Syntax Description
$ sudo scp -r wiki/ pi@raspberrypi.local:~/ Copy the wiki directory recursively to the user home directory on the raspberry pi.