In 2013 I wrote a program that allowed the user to put the copy and move file operations in a queue (blog post here).
Under Manjaro I couldn’t install it because the upstream URL was dead at that time. So I downloaded the
task-spooler_1.0.orig.tar.gz file, converted it to deb format with the command alien, and then installed it with dpkg. Under Ubuntu the executable is called
Here is a short video about its usage where I heard about this program for the first time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wv8D8wT20ZY. Some examples with the most important options:
$ ts # show info $ ts cp -r movies /tmp # put this task in the queue $ ts -c ID # show the output of a running task $ ts -C # clear finished tasks