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Better way to copy files?

250 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Jun 23, 2013 8:16 AM by Niel RSS
JeffOYB Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Jun 23, 2013 6:04 AM

I'm trying to copy files from a damaged User acc't to a backup drive. The process keeps choking on bad files. Then all copying stops and I can't even close the copying window. Is there a way I can copy "around" bad files that keeps the process going for the remaining good files? I get an Error 36.

PowerBook, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,260 points)
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    Jun 23, 2013 8:16 AM (in response to JeffOYB)

    Use the ditto command in the Terminal, which is in the /Applications/Utilities/ folder. For instructions on its usage, run:


    man ditto




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