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Command: move all files inside a directory to another directory (including hidden files)?

I tried to move all files inside a directory to another directory like this: $ mv /directory_one/* /directory However, the hidden files (such as .htaccess) in /directory_one won't be moved. What ...
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How to rename libc.a back

I am working on AIX 6.1 and inadvertently renamed /usr/lib/libc.a to usr/lib/libc.a_ Just as I renamed I realized my stupid mistake. Almost all of the commands mv, cp, ftp etc ( except cd ) have ...
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How to recursively move all files (including hidden) in a subfolder into a parent folder in *nix?

This is a bit of an embarrassing question, but I have to admit that this late in my career I still have questions about the mv command. I frequently have this problem: I need to move all files ...