How to copy Entire Directory in Linux
Command is simple, here i provide two samples to show how to copy entire directory in linux.
cp -r sourcedir targetdir
1) Copy anything from current directory to /usr/local/download
cp -r * /usr/local/download
2) Copy whole directory (include content) /usr/local/fromdownload to target /usr/local/download
cp -r /usr/local/fromdownload /usr/local/download