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Top Linux Commands for File Transfers

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# Secure copy file.txt to the /tmp folder on server
scp file.txt server:/tmp

# Copy *.html files from server to the local /tmp folder.
scp server:/var/www/*.html /tmp

# Copy all files and directories recursively from server to the current system's /tmp folder.
scp -r server:/var/www /tmp

# Synchronize /home to /backups/home
rsync -a /home /backups/

# Synchronize files/directories between the local and remote system with compression enabled
rsync -avz /home server:/backups/

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