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USB/SD transfer speed for concurrent writing of multiple files on Linux

I need to transfer more than one big file on USB or SD device, let's say 4 files of 1 GB each. I noticed that on USB, the concurrent transfer of multiple files is way slower than queuing up the copy; ...
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How to cut a file into pieces more efficiently?

Suppose I have a 10MB text file foo.txt, and it has 100,000 lines. Now, I want to process foo.txt window by window, with a window size 10. My current script is like this: for ...
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What is the fastest way to move a million images from one directory to another?

I have a million images totally 30gb of disk space that need to move from one local directory to another local directory. What will be the most efficient way? mv? cp? rsync? Something else? ...
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what happens when moving hard linked file across filesystems using mv?

I have a collection of folders on one file system which have been hard linked together (the contents are identical). What happens when I move one of the folders to another filesystem on another ...
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Could an installed game access all files on my machine?

If I install a game on my Windows machine, does it potentially have access to all my files and folders? If not, what is preventing this access? How would a game be different from other software that's ...
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Cannot use more than 746GB on 3TB Drive that is reporting 2TB free

Related: Tried to use my 3TB drive in a USB enclosure, now reports only 746GB even internally I originally solved the problem in the link above by deleting the partition table using GParted ...
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Why is my file copying slowly?

I am trying to duplicate a folder (around 1GB) in the same directory and the copy rate is quite slow (getting around 600kbps). I can download large files from the Internet faster than that (2/3 ...
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How can I move a folder from one directory to another in Windows command line?

I need to a folder into the ProgramData directory. Is there a way I can see it as unhidden? If not, what's the command to move one folder (name_of_folder) into another (c:\ProgramData) in Windows ...
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How to increase the disk cache of Windows 7

Under Windows 7 (64 bit), I'm reading through 9000 moderately sized files. In total, there is more than 200 MB of data. Using Java (JDK 1.6.21) I'm iterating over the files. The first 1400 or so go ...