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Need to rename many files on Ubuntu

I have around 1000 files named "Home Movie - 01 - First Birthday" and "Home Movie 02 01 12" I need to rename these to just "Home Movie". Is there any way to do this? Running Ubuntu 12.04 Thanks, ...
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Linux Unzip with exclusions from .txt file

I have an unzipping script on Linux. It attempts to unzip with the command: unzip file.zip This is obviously successful. I now wish to exclude some files. The manual tells me of the -x option. I ...
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Is there a method of pre-pending one text file to another much larger text file without cat?

I have a 330 Gb file and 10 lines of text I'd like to pre-pend to the file. I don't particularly want to write out all 330 Gb again, just for 10 lines of text. Is there some low level command that ...
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How to edit .STRING files

I'm having trouble finding any results on how to open .string files. I get a lot about programming strings and .strings files but unfortunately they have nothing to do with what I need. It's a binary ...
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Does one really need to use file extensions for files stored on their hard drive?

Most of us always append file extensions to the filename for almost every file we save. However, how necessary is it actually? For instance, most Linux software works with files that do not have ...
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Batch file to automate a task

I run a job that creates 35 text files. The problem is I need to transmit these files after they are created, but before I can send them I need to go into each file and remove a space in order for the ...
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Phantom files at random, all 0kb

One of my clients has been having phantom files being created in the drive locations he's been working in. Let's say for example he's working in C:\Users\John\Documents\Church-stuff\ on a document ...
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CHKDSK: What option DOES NOT delete files and turn them into .chk files?

I had a recent power outage while using my computer, with a 1TB hard drive being directly accessed as the power went out. When the power came back on, and I rebooted my computer, one of my 1TB hard ...
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Removing \dev\nul on Windows [duplicate]

Something (I'm not sure what) created a directory and file named \dev\nul on my C: drive. With a dir command, it appears to be a normal file with a size of 949 bytes, but interestingly, with another ...
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Enable file locking over network for collaborative work

How can we enable file locking on network files to allow us to work on conflict-free collaboration. We would like to be able to access a shared folder containing source code, and when one developer ...
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Windows 7 history of opened files

I opened a document probably a month ago, and I forgot its location. I want to know if Windows keeps a history of files opened that could help me retrieve that file from a list of opened files sorted ...
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(Windows Powershell) How to open a globally defined file with a certain application?

I've added the C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\ directory, which contains the windows hosts-file, to my PATH environment. So if I start the shell at some arbitrary location (C:\ for example) and ...
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Show one folder's content in other folder

My question is about Linux. I have 2 folders - /home/user/first and /home/user/second. In the /home/user/first there are some files. The second folder is empty. What I want to do is to have ...
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Make a zip file, from string

I am downloading a zip file from the internet and I get it as a plain text string. I now want to save this to the disk, but how should I convert this text string to a file buffer? What is needed to be ...
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How to open .RAW file with bizarre custom header

I have a bizarre .raw file in the following format, that I need to open for a class project. It has the following structure using the example of a 487x414 photo: The number of rows is two un-signed ...
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How do newlines in text files work?

When the OS stores a .txt file (for example), how does it denote whitespace or a newline? If I'm not mistaken, all data is stored on the hard drive in binary. So is there a certain binary sequence ...
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Delete files which have almost identical filenames EXCEPT last word (Windows)

I'm trying to sort a directory of files with some conditions but I can't for the life of me figure this out. Here's a little example of some filenames which are to be sorted out (deleted). Turok 3 - ...
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How can I find out what kind of file this is? [duplicate]

I have this file, and I have absolutely no idea what kind of file it is. When I open it in Notepad++ it reads as Γ° X dΓΆS or How can I figure out what this is, and how to modfiy it?
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Is it safe to truncate a TC file volume when I need more space from it?

Unless there's something important at the end of them, I plan on writing a script that extends/shrinks these files as I need them. So could I be wrong to try to extend/shorten a perfectly good ...
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What is a “0-Namespace-http” file and how to delete it?

I am trying to delete some files from a rescued user's profile folder from previous installation of Windows 8. I'm talking about the files that are normally located at C:\Users\Someone. I have copied ...
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Application to split file without making a copy?

I've got a truly humongous file that I want to split (~500GB) and only 200GB of free space left. I obviously can't split it the conventional way, with 7zip or any other splitter utility I've been able ...
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Very erratic file transfer speeds in Windows 8.1

This may not have anything to do with the OS but here are the results of copying the same 20GB file between two internal SSDs and over the network. For internal disk transfers, the peak followed by ...
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write a batch file move a file random to folder?

i need write a batch file: folder A and folder B (empty) exam: files of folder A: *.txt c:\A\a.txt c:\A\b.txt c:\A\c.txt c:\A\d.txt run batch a time, it copy to B 1 file random. Thanks!
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Windows: Test if entry is a file or a folder

I Have to create 5 subfolders under every folder in a folder. This rootfolder contains files as well as folders. In this rootfolder are subfolders for our relations and we need to create 5 subfolders ...
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How to edit Windows .url files

I have some .url file. I know they are simpy plain text files (cfr. http://www.fmtz.com/formats/url-file-format/article) But I cant find a way to edit it. In example, using Notepad++ on Windows 8: ...
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How do I find my files from my Windows account?

I've just installed Linux Mint 16 (Cinnamon) on my laptop from disc, and I cannot find my files ANYWHERE, and I'm new totally to Linux so, rookie alert... Also, it does not allow me to choose between ...
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save content and header into different files using wget

I want to get url content and response header data into two file using wget. I see man of wget but i cant find useful method for this. somthing like this: wget -q --output-document=content.html ...
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UNC cut-paste (move) to same NTFS partition

If we use local machine and cut-paste (move) file into same NTFS partition, no actual file copy happens and just internal pointers are changed. In my scenario, I have two UNC paths, both are in same ...
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Dropbox - Transfer files to another account and then delete them from mine

My husband started using my iPad and added some large files to dropbox. He now has his own dropbox account on the iPad. How can we transfer his files to his account on the iPad so that I can delete ...
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copy or move files and create folder with the original modified date

i was doing do a big mistake and move alot of files to 1 folder ( more then 15000) i want to make a batch file thet copy the files to a folder. the folder need to call by the modify date from the ...
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Search Persian/Arabic numbers in html files?

I have in about 50 html files that are about bank payments of a company.I have to search in about serial numbers in files.I use Agent Ransack for searching in contents of files.But my problem is in ...
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Linux Bash Shell - File globbing specific range?

I have a bunch of files in a folder: spreadsheet700.xls spreadsheet800.xls spreadsheet850.xls spreadsheet1005.xls spreadsheet2400.xls how can I use file globbing to select files that numbers end in ...
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How to create destination directory structure dynamically when using mv with wildcards in bash?

I'm pretty new to BASH scripting and I'm looking for an elegant way to solve my task: In a given directory certain files regularly have to be sorted into subfolders. The name of the files has a fixed ...
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Wrong date created for files in Windows when copying files, if the file has already existed

I'm having a problem when copying files (or creating new files) on Windows 7. If I copy a file, I expect the date created to be correct, but sometimes it's not. Usually it works, but here is an ...
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Is there a way to use > operator in find -exec

I'm trying to empty lots of files under a certain folder. >file or cat /dev/null > file or echo "" > file can empty file. find . -type f -exec blahblah {} \; can find files and do something ...
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Data corrupted or file not sync properly

I've two sync servers but from secondary data is not opening or corrupted. All kinds of files are not opening, but data restore works successfully. Server name: windows 2003 server
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How to open files with colons in their names in Windows?

I have some files on my C drive with colons in their names. I'm pretty sure they were created in some Linux distro I used before. I know Linux supports colons in file names, while Windows does not. ...
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What does it mean by Inheritance in advanced security tab of a file or folder?

In windows 7 and 8 there is a option in folder or file's advanced security tab called enable or disable inheritance.What will happen if I enable or disable this option?What is by default for a file or ...
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Hex of filesize

I am following a tutorial on few kernel dev. I encountered an operation where I have to use dd like dd ... if=PBL.bin of=... count=block_number The block_number variable is defined to be as The ...
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Batch or VBS to log transfer file type & paths from file share

Would anyone know how to record/write a log based on what the user has transferred from a file share?. I know I could use Wireshark, but all I need to do is write a line to the log everytime the ...
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Files on SSD disappear, reappear after restarting

After not using my PC for a while, all of the files on the non-system D:\ drive disappear. It doesn't happen on the system drive (SSD) or another data drive (HDD). I'm not sure if this only happens ...
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Windows 7 - delete all files+empty folders with with specific extension recursively

I have tried to follow the advice here: Need to delete all the files with one extension on a drive in Windows 7 But if I want to delete all files in a specific folder, with a specific extension, that ...
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Windows 7 how to display proper icons

I am running windows 7. I have the default program for .py files set to the python.exe. If I double click a .py file it will launch correctly with python. But in the windows explorer the icon next ...
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In Windows 8 large folders create themselves in my home/user directory every day

I am in Windows 8 and I have a user directory named "Fred". Everyday I find folders named stuff like 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 a b c d e f Inside these folders you have more folders named like that and ...
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Protecting files from the network

I need to protect the project files in the local server . It should be accessable for all . Employees can access and modifiy it and they can create new files . The thing which i want to do is ...
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How to move only files with other equal filename but different extension in the folder

I have a lot of folders, some with mp3 files only, others with m4a files only, other with files of both extensions. I need to identify which folders have files in both extensions, then move the mp3 ...
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virtual link between file

I have couple of Chromium/Opera versions, and I would like that all of them use same certain files and folders from user profile (like bookmarks, passwords... files and maybe extensions, themes, ...
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Robocopy From Folder A - Only differences between Folder A and Folder B, to Folder C?

I have a system setup where 2 folders on separate drives / locations are normally mirrored via DFRS. This works perfectly and I have no issues with this. However, the system that owns these files (a ...
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Changing my hosts file won't work

A while ago, I messed with my hosts file and it worked just fine. Then I wanted to undo my changes, so instead of deleting the entries, I completely restored the hosts file using one of Microsoft's ...