title: Bash mv
Bash command: mv
The mv command is used to move files and folders.
mv <source> <path + filename>
The first argument is the file you want to move, and the second is the location to move it to. It can also be used to rename a file, by inputting 2 file names as parameters, like so:
mv originalFilename.txt newFilename.txt
Commonly used options:
-bto create a backup file with the name of the destination file
-fto force move them and overwrite files without checking with the user.
-ito prompt confirmation before overwriting files.
-ndo not overwrite an existing file
-Tto rename a file named source to destination
This command is capable of modifying many files at once with ease. This can be beneficial, but also dangerous. Use at your own risk