On Wed, 2012-11-21 at 10:36 +0100, "Morel Bérenger" wrote: > > To read about globbing is very important. Simply using wildcards could > > cause serious issues. > What is globbing, and which issues can cause wildcards? $ touch .test test $ ls -A test .test $ rm * $ ls -A .test So for a backup hidden files won't be copied. http://lmgtfy.com/?q=linux+globbing Regards, Ralf PS: Please reply to the list only.