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       mv - move (rename) files

       mv [OPTION]... [-T] SOURCE DEST
       mv [OPTION]... -t DIRECTORY SOURCE...

       Rename SOURCE to DEST, or move SOURCE(s) to DIRECTORY.

       Mandatory  arguments  to	 long  options are mandatory for short options

	      make a backup of each existing destination file

       -b     like --backup but does not accept an argument

       -f, --force
	      do not prompt before overwriting

       -i, --interactive
	      prompt before overwrite

       -n, --no-clobber
	      do not overwrite an existing file

       If you specify more than one of -i, -f, -n, only the  final  one	 takes

	      remove any trailing slashes from each SOURCE argument

       -S, --suffix=SUFFIX
	      override the usual backup suffix

       -t, --target-directory=DIRECTORY
	      move all SOURCE arguments into DIRECTORY

       -T, --no-target-directory
	      treat DEST as a normal file

       -u, --update
	      move  only  when	the  SOURCE file is newer than the destination
	      file or when the destination file is missing

       -v, --verbose
	      explain what is being done

       -Z, --context
	      set SELinux security context of destination file to default type

       --help display this help and exit

	      output version information and exit

       The  backup  suffix  is	'~',  unless  set  with	  --suffix   or	  SIM-
       PLE_BACKUP_SUFFIX.   The version control method may be selected via the
       --backup option or through the  VERSION_CONTROL	environment  variable.
       Here are the values:

       none, off
	      never make backups (even if --backup is given)

       numbered, t
	      make numbered backups

       existing, nil
	      numbered if numbered backups exist, simple otherwise

       simple, never
	      always make simple backups

       GNU  coreutils  online  help:  <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report mv translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

       Written by Mike Parker, David MacKenzie, and Jim Meyering.

       Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+:  GNU
       GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
       This  is	 free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


       The full documentation for mv is maintained as a	 Texinfo  manual.   If
       the  info and mv programs are properly installed at your site, the com-

	      info coreutils 'mv invocation'

       should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU coreutils 8.22		 February 2016				 MV(1)