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Ok, so for the past few weeks I've been trying to install Trine. I think I've almost got everything right, except the libraries that came with it need to be ...
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    This is so basic but... How to I get CP not to omit files/folders?


    Ok, so for the past few weeks I've been trying to install Trine. I think I've almost got everything right, except the libraries that came with it need to be somewhere where the game can find them.

    I'm running Fedora 15 KDE and all I want to do is copy my files from /usr/games/trine/lib64 to /usr/lib or /usr/lib64

    and so I type
    Code:
    root$ cp /usr/local/games/trine/lib64/ /usr/lib
    and the little thorn basically says "I'd prefer not to."
    Code:
    cp: omitting directory '/usr/local/games/trine/lib64'
    What gives? I'm doing this as root so it shouldn't be a permissions problem.

    Thank you in advance for any help. If I can get Trine to work on this partition, the last remaining reason I have to rarely boot into my windows partition is gone. Help me complete the conversion guys!

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    See the man pages for the cp command.
    Code:
    cp -r /usr/local/games/trine/lib64/ /usr/lib/
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    man cp
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    Thank you, I had read it but not entirely understood that that was what the "recursive" option would do.

    Still am not entirely sure what it does, but that seems to have gotten the libraries copied!

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