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Progresbar on cp and mv commands

wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/coreutils-8.21.tar.xz
tar xvJf coreutils-8.21.tar.xz
cd coreutils-8.21/
wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/atdt/advcpmv/master/advcpmv-0.5-8.21.patch
patch -p1 -i advcpmv-0.5-8.21.patch
./configure
make

You might get the following error, while running “./configure” command.

checking whether mknod can create fifo without root privileges... configure: error: in `/home/tecmint/coreutils-8.21':
configure: error: you should not run configure as root (set FORCE_UNSAFE_CONFIGURE=1 in environment to bypass this check)
See `config.log' for more details

Run the following command on the terminal to fix that error and run the “./configure” command again.

export FORCE_UNSAFE_CONFIGURE=1

Compiled files are in src directory

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linux/misc/cp_mv_progress_bar.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/10 13:01 by tplecko