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How do I physically replace an internal dual-boot hard-disk, without fresh OS reinstall?

On dual boot Win XP SP3 || Lx Ubuntu 14.04 LTS aka Trusty, I need to upgrade my /dev/sda (disk 0) to a bigger disk. /dev/sda has 7 volumes (logical and extended partitions) and 2 OS (XP and Trusty). I ...
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Copy completed files larger than 1024M to another directory

I am using transmission-daemon. These are on torrent completion environment variables supported by transmission-daemon as shown here. In the directory of the completed download, find and copy any ...
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How to copy from couple folders back to the current directory?

I just came to an interesting question in Linux. I want to find a shortcut for copying from multiple folder back in the path to the current path. For example: A/B/C/D/E> cp ../../../example.txt . ...
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Cant copy source code from pdf files in ubuntu

How to copy source code from pdf files in ubuntu. No tabs are copied at the beginning of lines. I have tried many pdf viewers: evince, Adobe Reader, xpdf. Is there any solution for it ?
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Linux: Copy all files by extension to single dirrectory

I am trying to copy all *.tif files from ./old to the ./new. In ./old i have lots of subdirs with different files, and in ./new i need only TIF files, without folder tree. So, I had tried cp -vR ...
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Copying/Creating files on TimeCapsule/Mac using Ubuntu 12.04 and afp

I have a TimeCapsule that I am currently just using as an external hard drive (not using time machine) and a Mac laptop. Using a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 installation, I am able to connect to the hard ...
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Copy Linux server software (Ubuntu)

We have a private server set up by a stranger. Now I'd like to make a server with exact same configuration and software (for localhost virtual machine - VirtualBox). Is there any simple way to ...
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Sending files through ssh

I need to send files to a server using ssh. I have never used ssh so this is being really frustrating to me. Mention the client (me) is using windows and the server is using Ubuntu. I connected to ...
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Files missing after copying from one sdcard to another using Ubuntu 12.04

I have two Kingston sdcards 8GB and 32GB. The 8GB for HTC Sensation and 32GB for my Tablet (Chinese). I soon ran out of space on my phone and decided to swap the data between the sdcards. I copied the ...
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Can I stop a netcat tar pipe and continue later without overriding existing files?

I'm trying to copy a lot of files from my NAS to my server, about 2TB. I found that using a netcat tar pipe to copy the directories goes pretty fast, about 40mb/s. It seems to work faster than rsync ...
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ddrescue in ubuntu

I want to copy from a damaged external HDD having a size of 500GB. I will use ddrescue for this. Can I use like the following: I want to copy only one directory(named 'Important Docs') from 500GB ...
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How can I copy large number of files from one Ubuntu machine to another effectively?

I have two Ubuntu machines, one of which has a large number of files. How can I copy the files from one machine to another effectively? I would like to copy only the delta files and not all the files ...
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Copy from remote server to my laptop via ssh

I am on centos server (via SSH) and I don't want to open file manager to copy dump file. What comand whould I use (scp or what) to copy that file from remote server directly to my comp. like cp ...
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Ways of file copy

I sometimes found that when using simple right-click and copy-and-paste, some files/directories are not copied completely or not at all, because of various reasons, such as some saved webpage ...
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Find document files and copy them to another directory

This is a bit of a basic question but I'm trying to copy all .doc files I find in a directory and copy them to another directory. I know each command: find -name '*.doc' . and: cp filename ...
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Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recover backup copy of a ubuntu linux installation on a usb stick using dd Hi, I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on a usb stick in persistent install mode. So I could boot the ...
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What's a fast way to copy a lot of files from an internal hard-drive to external (USB) storage?

I have a large amount of data - about 500 GB - on the internal hard drive of a desktop PC. This includes music, videos, PDFs... you name it. I want to copy everything to an external USB hard drive ...