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'Copy files in order' utility

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https://bbs.archlinux.org – We had a similar requirement when copying large amounts of data from USB drives to our servers (not MP3 players). With the file copy not happening in alphabetical order we found it difficult to tell how far the copying process had progressed. We've found lots of forums with similar questions.We solved it by instead of using "cp -Rv /source /destination" we started using rsync "rsync -av /source /destination" and the files were copied more sensibly in alphabetical order. This might be an easy solution for you and others.There is a full description here at our online bac (HowTos)