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Vista: setting file permissions

I have a server running on Windows Vista and am having problems setting file permissions. I want to set a folder to 777, but when unselecting read-only from Explorer, after going back to it read-only ...
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Linux: Copy all files matching pattern from dir and subdirs into a single dir

If I wanted to copy all *.so files from src to dst I'd do: cp src/*.so dst However, I want to copy all *.so files from src and it's subdirs into dst. Any clues?
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Can't transfer file to external hard disk

I hit My computer and there I can see that my external hard disk has 147 GB free of 232 GB. I tried to transfer a 5 GB file. Does anyone know what's wrong? I can't transfer 5 GB over even though ...
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Is there a way to recover files after an OS X app crashes?

I think some unix programs will keep a temp file somewhere deep within the guts of the system, and after a program crashes you can go hunt around for them and possibly recover something. (a) i ...
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USB Hidden files

A number of files and folders show up on the screen when I plug my usb drive into a different computer. But when I plug it into my computer, I only see "regular" files and folders. What can I do to ...
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How can I low level format a USB drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to completely reformat an USB stick? How can I low level format a 16GB USB drive? I've already confirmed it has bad sectors, so I reckon a low ...
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Windows 7 x64 how to verify integrity of ALL files on an NTFS disk?

Looking for a tool that would verify integrity of ALL files on a Windows 7 x64 NTFS disk reliably? This is for testing of experimental defrag software, so it really needs to be secure and foolproof. ...
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Create a stream file from online radio stream URL

I have an URL from an online radio stream. I use it in VLC to listen to it. However every time i want to listen to it I need to manually input it in the "Media -> Open Network Stream...". I want to ...
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ISO file is in wrong format or is corrupted?

I have 30 rar files (part01 to part30) and i select them all and do Extract Here. After that I'd had an ISO file but I tried to open it with WinRar it tells me that "file is in wrong format or it is ...
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Is there any problem opening 300MB+ audio files on Windows?

I just recorded about 6 hours of AAC streaming into a file, resulting in 300 MB approximately. The file doesn't play. I wonder if there was any problem with the file format and content, or it is just ...
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Harddrive issues dual boot ubuntu

I'm not familiar with how dual boot systems work. I was told I had to defrag my hard drive so that when I installed ubuntu it would have it's own virtual space. This raises the question: If I delete ...
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How to re-save web.config using command prompt

I'm using a simple cmd batch file to deploy my Asp.net MVC web application to server network share. The problem I'm having is that my DLLs can't be simply replaced by new files since existing ones ...
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How can I disable access denied when copying from network drive to program files?

I have a mapped network drive (to samba on local network) and when I try to copy a file from it to Program Files or other "secure" folders UAC pops up I confirm, and it still gives me access denied. ...
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when i send someone a file, are the details (Date created / Date modified / Owner / Computer) sent as well (by default)?

I have created a file asd.asd: I want to know when i email this file directly to other people, what kind of information (Date created / Date modified / Owner / Computer) will be exposed. I am ...
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How can I restore a CSS file?

I have a huge CSS file that I was editing in Notepad++ when my computer restarted. My CSS file was saved, but after the restart it changed. The CSS code disappeared and there is a long line with ...
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Change file open command in Windows 7?

When I install Paint .NET, it creates the Edit in the context menu file for .PNG and other file types. However, when I install ACD See, it suddenly change the program for Edit command. Windows Paint ...
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Copy busy file in OS X Lion

How can you copy a file in OS X Lion when it says it is busy? I am trying to copy Photoshop brushes from an external hard drive. Photoshop is not running and I'm not sure why OS X says that the file ...
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What exactly is a binary file? Is a JPEG file (.jpeg) a binary file?

Sorry if this question seems simplistic or overly broad. I would like to clarify what a binary file is. I know that a binary file is a binary encoded file -- is a file format like JPEG classified as ...
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How to easily share files/directories remotely under Windows?

I am looking for an as-easy-as-possible solution to share files and directories using Windows XP and Windows 7. Requirements: direct connection, no upload to 3rd party servers (e.g. Dropbox) easy ...
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Invoking Windows Explorer file copy dialog from shortcut

I want to have a shortcut on the desktop that, upon being clicked, copies files from a network share to the local disk. This is easy enough with xcopy or the like, but is there some way to use the ...
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How To Print Any Document/Image To File?

I want to print .TXT, .RTF, .DOC, .PDF, .HTML, etc. to file so the file will be in graphical format and will be able to be read by any imaging program (Windows Paint, Photoshop etc.). How to do that? ...
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Why do programs use the TGA format? [closed]

I seen many applications (such as warcraft) dump images as TGA. Why?
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How can i see how many files are inside one directory and its subdirectories

I am using windows xp and i have mp3 files inside one folder with many sub dirs. i want to know how many files are there. is this possible
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manipulate unknown database file

I have a database file ending in .dat, which says nothing to me. Given that it uses a file per database, I assumed that it had to be some sort of sqlite, so tried to open with sqlite3 and has not been ...
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What type of file has a number as the file extension?

https://github.com/anatol/tup/blob/master/tup.1 It seems barely readable, what editor do I need for this?
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How to download a directory and its contents using PSFTP?

I'm using PSFTP and am looking to download two directories and all of their subdirectories and place them else where on my server. I would think it would be as simple as get dirname c:\localdirname ...
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Fedora file permissions not taking effect

I have a directory /models/ with the permissions drw-rw-rw- 2 owner developers 4096 Jun 24 15:13 models these were set with sudo chmod -R 0666 * My user has developers as the primary group (the ...
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How to see (Command line) when a file has been created/copied

I need to find a way to get the date of a file that has been copied from the network on a given workstation. I see some info when I right-click the file but I know that it's not 3 months ago (The file ...
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comparing files on local and remote server

I'm using filezilla for my ftp client. But i'm missing a feature i had dreamweaver years back that would list the difference between mylocal and remote sites. I'm wondering if anyone can recommend ...
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Differences between purposes of inode, fork and extended file attribute?

I was wondering what differences are between inode, fork and extended file attribute? All seem to me store attributes about a file. Are there differences between the attributes they store? Are these ...
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Accidentally deleted .bashrc file in Ubuntu 11.04

I just installed Ubuntu and accidentally deleted .bashrc file in Ubuntu 11.04 Is there a way to recover it or a default one?
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Linux shellscript combine all files without for loop

I have hundreds of files in one directory, is there a simple command or pipes of command I can use to append them together? I don't want to use any loops.
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Remove ALL NTFS ACL's except time stamps - for data migration

I am migrating some data (2TB) off of a Windows NTFS server file share to a Mac OS X file share. I need to strip all the NTFS permissions, except for the time stamps. Any good scripts out there with ...
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How do I open 45 MB SQL File? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text Editor for very big file - Windows I have a BIG .SQL file of 45 MB. Now, I want to open the file so that I can see ALL the content of that file. But when I open ...
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Downloaded file from IE is locked for a while?

I made a web site that converts a file into another file. The converted file is downloaded via Internet Explorer and imported to another program. The problem is that sometimes the file can't be ...
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Can you enable Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 to handle and edit extensionless files?

For example: gemfile, config, and all other file names with no extensions.
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Page file problem

I installed Windows on my new SSD and for about a day I had a HDD connected to the computer. I moved the page file to the HDD, but at some point I decided to ditch the HDD altogether and put it in my ...
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What options are available for file:// in the Firefox address bar?

Can I narrow the results of the file:// entry in the Firefox address bar? More specifically, can I add wildcards and/or filetypes? I'd like to have the same ability as Windows Explorer in my browser. ...
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How to set a default file extension for a specific download?

I'm using chrome web browser and when I download a file it saves the file with .jsp extension. Everytime I have to change the extension to my desired extension (i.e. .ica). Just setting the default ...
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Strange memory access error on actions

There is one error happening in one of my local machines (3 machines), which remains unsolved for me. I'm running Microsoft Windows XP SP3, all latest updates and the error happens on attempts to do ...
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how do we share files from Mac to Windows?

Is there anyway we can read the files in a Mac laptop using a Windows laptop? Like I have a movies folder in Mac and I want to view those movies in my Windows laptop (without having to transfer those ...
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How to open a 18GB text file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text Editor for very big file - Windows I tried to open a 18GB text file on Windows. I first tried gVim but it crashed when I loaded the file either under editable or ...
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Program to convert a dst file to jpeg

I am looking for a program (preferably free) to convert a DST file to Jpeg (or PNG) I know DST is an embroidery format and not much else so I don't even know if this conversion is possible?
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How do I list files modified on or before particular date?

Using linux commands , is there way to list files which are created an hour (or particular date) before ?.
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Relationship of iNode indirect pointers to maximum file size

Let's say you have an iNode that is filled to capacity with no indirect pointers. If you give it one indirect pointer, does its maximum file size simply double?
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ubuntu command: fc

Needing to compare two text files, I naturally thought to use fc and then I discovered that on ubuntu it is diff that would be the command. man fc indicates that the manual has no fc. Strangely when ...
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How to remove the @ / extended metadata of a file?

I know that the @ in -rwxrwxrwx@ 1 me staff 0 16 Mai 10:55 myLog.txt means, that there is some extended metadata attached. Fine. Doesn't interest me. I need to know how to remove it ? I ...
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Perform a math operation on all numbers in a file

I have a list of pixel values in a file, and need each to be half its current value. The pattern for the value is always 123px where 123 varies drastically. How can I half each pixel value? I'm ...
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How do open a HTML file as text on OS X?

How do we open a HTML file on OS X? I tried open with TextEdit.app but it shows me the HTML page not that HTML source! Even when I put it as "text only" it doesn't work (it just takes the HTML page ...
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Needing to stream video or audio, and manage it as a file

I am using ffserver to stream video from my webcam to over the net. I am looking to make these streams available as a file, so I can serve them over http and through an apache server uri scheme. I ...