How to skip existing files when copying with scp

Question: I want to download (or upload) files from (or to) a remote server using the scp command. In this case, I want to skip existing files, so that they will not get overwritten by scp. But the scp command would blindly overwrite existing files if the same name files exist at either host. How […]
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How to resume a large SCP file transfer on Linux

Question: I was downloading a large file using SCP, but the download transfer failed in the middle because my laptop got disconnected from the network. Is there a way to resume the interrupted SCP transfer where I left off, instead of downloading the file all over again? Originally based on BSD RCP protocol, SCP (Secure […]
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