locate and copy found file to selected location

Posted on 2013-01-30
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Last Modified: 2013-01-30
Hello Experts,

How can I combine two tasks in one line.

locate aaa.xxx
cp "the file we found" "to current location"

Thank you

Question by:panJames
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woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
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cp $(locate aaa.xxx) .

Please note the space and the dot (" .") at the end.

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