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I issued an command on a local machine

scp -r download/

Then I checked at the remote and found under my home directory, there is nothing. Did scp transfer something? If yes, where are they?


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up vote 3 down vote accepted

You're missing a colon at the end, it should be scp -r download/ The colon shows you're transfering to a remote host and not just a local file called

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... so you should find a copy of all your files in a local directory named '' :) – pjz Jun 14 '10 at 20:03

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