Advanced Copy is a mod for the GNU cp and GNU mv tools which adds a progress bar and provides some info on what's going on. It was written by Florian Zwicke and released under the GPL.
This repository exists because the original website (http://beatex.org/web/advancedcopy.html) appears to be dead. You can still find it via the Internet Archive: https://web.archive.org/web/20131115171331/http://beatex.org/web/advancedcopy.html
advcpmv-0.5-8.21.patch was the last patch released by the author (on February 14, 2013). advcpmv-0.6-8.24.patch is simply a rebase of that on top of the 8.24 version of coreutils.
wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/coreutils/coreutils-8.21.tar.xz tar xvJf coreutils-8.21.tar.xz cd coreutils-8.21/ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/schollz/advcpmv/master/advcpmv-0.5-8.21.patch patch -p1 -i advcpmv-0.5-8.21.patch ./configure make sudo mv ./src/cp /usr/local/bin/cpg sudo mv ./src/mv /usr/local/bin/mvg