I get the error 'file size limit exceeded' when copying large files. How do I get past this file size limit?

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To view the user limits set on the system, you can issue the following command:

ulimit -a

The output of this command will give you something like the following.

$ ulimit -a
core file size        (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size         (kbytes, -d) unlimited
file size             (blocks, -f) 2048000
max locked memory     (kbytes, -l) unlimited
max mem...

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