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How can I make Total Commander show “size on disk”?

Is there a way to make Total Commander show file sizes in "size on disk" instead of actual bytes in file?
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how does a computer know the extension of a file

Just a curious question, how does a computer work out what file tyue a certain file is. E.G. How does a computer work out that this pages is a type of html? of each file, s there header information ...
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558 views

Automatically Fixing File System Errors

This problem is related to my WD External HDD. It has developed File System Errors. I found that out when I saw that the HDD is taking unusually long time to read the data and whenever I try to open ...
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File locked / read-only

On a networked computer, I have a file which is coming up as read-only because someone else has it open. This is not true. This is a file stored locally on the computer and it is not being used by ...
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How can I delete a file with an invalid character in the name? (Win7)

I am trying to delete a file named "Kanno, Yoko - Where Does This Ocean Go?.mp3" from my hard drive in Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and it keeps telling me that it cannot because the file name is too long ...
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Recover partially download file auto deleted by Chrome

Where can I find partially completed download file (from chrome ) on my system as(chrome and chromium) it delete them in event of interruption (NET ISSUE). I need the file so that I complete download ...
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1answer
70 views

When I order files by an unusual meta column, does the computer read headers of the files or just a structured list like a data table?

Is there a file system which will reduce the need for indexing files and saves the meta headers automatically on the disk? It would work like a hardware acceleration for indexing all files for some ...
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54 views

New files Log monitoring?

I want to install (setup.exe) a software but before I go this, before I do this I want to know where it will install and what it will be changed. Is there a software log new files and change? Also ...
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1answer
109 views

interaction between firmware and file system in the drive

as I know when we are talking about drives (both ssd and hdd): firmware is a piece of code which regulates the receiving of the data as well as storing the data in the drive itself (using some smart ...
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2answers
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Filesystem fragmentation on the level of set of files [closed]

The file is stored in blocks by the file system. The block is the smallest amount of data the file system can assign to store a file. The classical definition of a fragmented file is that the file is ...
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Save File & Directory Hierarchy

I have a folder like: Folder --Sub Folder 1 --Sub Sub Folder --subfile.htm --subfile1.txt --subfile2.xlx --subfile3.doc --subfile4.ppt --Sub Folder 2 --file1.xlsx --file2.xlsx I want ...
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499 views

How to remove $data stream from file in windows 8

Windows for a while now has added an additional hidden stream to files that were downloaded from the internet. If you attempted to use these files, you'd get all kinds of odd behavior as windows was ...
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296 views

What is a socket link?

After noticing an interesting environment variable Apple_PubSub_Socket_Render. I notice that it was referring directly to this "Render" file. After doing a listing of "Render": ls -lh Render I ...
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HTML + Folders auto moving together - how to apply to other files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Associating/Grouping a file with a folder in Windows so that they both are moved together If you save an HTML using a browser like Chrome with "Webpage Complete" ...
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274 views

Photoshop CS5: Filesize difference when saving

Photoshop says filesize will be 1.938k But actual filesize after saving is 2.96KB Any ideas why this is happening? Update 1: To clarify, I'm talking about File > Save for Web Update 2: I asked ...
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1answer
376 views

Need information on a filesystem error:

I have console access to an embedded linux device. This device has flash memory part of which is partitioned as a FAT filesystem. Its running linux-2.6.31. However I am seeing these errors on the ...
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180 views

Calculating storage space for files, is my math correct?

Assuming 100K per file, that means 10 files per meg, and: 10K files per GB 1 million files per 100 GB 10 million files per TB Is this correct?
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1answer
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Which filesystems provide good support for LARGE file and directories in general?

I'm about to write a program that will do a LOT of writes to create a bunch of big files, so I was wondering which filesystem I should go with, and why the workings of such filesystems make it so?
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338 views

What are the alternatives of .txt?

For some reason, I can't save .txt files on my web server. I have a text file hosted on my web server, but the ending is not .txt I was wondering what ending should I choose, so that whoever sees ...
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1answer
113 views

What does the computer have to do to move some files around?

I was trying to move some files into a folder (E: to E: so i'm pretty sure it's moving and not copying) but it's taking like minutes just to move some 60k files. I was under the impression that file ...
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1answer
133 views

Setting the last file status change time

stat will report the last access time, last data modification time, and last file status change time. utimes will allow one to set the last access time and last data modification time. Is there a ...
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321 views

Attributes of a file

I am trying to determine what all of the attributes are of a regular file (as opposed to a symbolic link, etc.) on Mac OS X with Mac OS Extended (Journaled) (HFS+). Here is my current list: ...
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275 views

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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1answer
658 views

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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ISZ (compressed ISO format) viewer for Mac OS X

Is there any utility available that mount or view ISZ files (the compressed ISO format used by Ultra ISO) in Mac OS X?
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Unix/Mac [bash/c api]: detect if a given path points to a file on a removable device

Is there a *nix command or C api that will tell the type of the storage device given the path to the file (resolving the mounts, symlinks, etc)? I need to find out whether the file lives on a ...
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1answer
336 views

Tail the filename, not the file

In UNIX (OS X BSD to be precise), I have a "tail -f" command on a log file. From time to time I want to delete this log file so I can more easily review it in my text editor. I delete the file, and ...
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Files beginning with “._” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the purpose of the hidden files from OS X on my FAT32 external drive (only viewable in Windows) Sometimes when my wife works on photos in Photoshop on her Mac, ...
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2answers
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Why do different du versions report different file sizes?

at our organization we have a windows file server, which I use to store a large number of files. This file server is mounted using smbmount on 2 clusters. Cluster A runs CentOS 4.8, and du version ...
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1answer
71 views

How to change the address at FAT(or similar) to change the location of file?

I have a huge file which is about 67 GB is size. It takes a long time to move this file from one drive to another. So is there a way, from which I can change its memory address(I dont know the ...
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843 views

Can't copy files with 'additional permissions' to ext4 drive — files that have @ after permissions, like -rwxrwxrwx@

I am copying files from Snow Leopard to a mounted ext4 share via Samba, that's on a Fedora machine. Some files cannot be copied, and give this error: The operation can’t be completed because you don’t ...
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1answer
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Find out where Data is stored in Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s using up my disk space? Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? I've recently hit the cap on my 450gig HD and I can't seem to figure out ...
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5answers
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On a Mac, how can I find all files on a NTFS partition that have the same name, given case *in*sensitivity?

Here's the deal, I have a huge mess of files on an external drive that is formatted as NTFS. I wish to copy all of these files onto my MacBook Pro. NTFS, like sane filesystems, is case sensitive. HFS ...
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1answer
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Recently-written files suddenly dropping to 4kb - OSX

I've got a bit of a problem here... I've got a render-farm full of machines that are writing to a central disk, and, sometimes, after it's written an image sequence (DPX files, 12Mb per frame), about ...
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Windows: tool to list of the user who accessed a particular file and when

I a windows I can look at the Last Access time of the file and it will show me when well a file has been touched last time. Is there any tool which could give me the list of the users who accessed ...
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527 views

Are there any issues with having huge folders?

My site requires 10,000+ 1-2 seconds mp3 clips, saved as individual files. They are each about 12Kb in size. Are there any potential issues with storing them all in one huge folder as word_1.mp3, ...
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Does NTFS overwrite file on the same physical location (sector)?

I want to recover an overwritten file on a NTFS partition. Let's say I have file named A in a directory. I made another file but I saved this new file with the same name, "A". Will the new file ...