copy with progress bar - rsync

rsync -rv <src> <dst> --progress
-r for recursive (if you want to copy entire directories) src for the source file (or wildcards) dst for the destination --progress to show a progress bar

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By: fecub
2011-08-05 09:29:12

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Using rsync 3.0.7 here. No progress "bar" -- no picture of an empty container that fills up. Instead --progress gives me a tally of how many files will be copied in total, and how many remain to be copied.
Mozai · 358 weeks and 4 days ago
Found using OS X (Snow Leopard) which has rsync 2.6.9, the progress option needed to go before the , so: rsync -rv --progress <src> <dst> This did not show a progress bar, but listed each file/directory being copied, the percentage, Mb/s, and time remaining.
coelmay · 358 weeks and 4 days ago
Shorter version: rsync -P I would be interested in a progress bar version though... something like the bar in wget would be neat.
d3Xt3r · 358 weeks and 2 days ago
You can also use pv: pv <src> > <dst>
unixmonkey22522 · 354 weeks and 6 days ago

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