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File transfer tools for linux with support of zero-copy transfer

Are there small and simple file transfer tools for Linux, which can use "zero-copy" style of transferring files from HDD (SSD) to tcp socket, and back? I want to often send huge amount of ...
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Error codes when trying to manually backup iPod

I'm attempting to backup all of the music from my 80GB iPod Classic to my Windows Vista computer. My old computer (originally linked to this iPod with a backed up copy of all music) died on me, so ...
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Resume interrupted file transfer to harddrive

I was copying my whole user folder over to a harddrive for backup, but I had to plug out the disk because I had to leave. I got about 160 of 220gigs transferred, and now the file is sitting on the ...
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How to find newly added or modified files in a deep folder structure?

I have a deep folder structure that organizes the files that I download from internet. There are about 15 high level folders and each on an average has 12 sub folders. Some are nested further. When I ...
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Is there any file compression program that supports saving session and resuming when files become inaccessible?

I intend to make one-time backup of ca. 100GB files from NAS. Unfortunately, due to poor design, the backup machine is limited to wireless access with the NAS. I expect the connection to break ...
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260 views

Transfer nearly an entire file system to a fresh install as smoothly as possible

I've got a friend who needs his computer working in just a few hours. His files are safe, however, he managed to corrupt his main install of Windows 7. My plan is to go in with a Linux disk, copy ...
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369 views

Uploading many large files to a remote server

I am in the process of creating an offsite backup, and need to do a initial load of data. Currently, that's about 400Gb, give or take 10Gb or so... The backup system is producing files which are about ...
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Backup system for a slow network

I'm trying to come up with some backup system which would allow me to transfer the minimal amount of data every time a new backup is made. Currently, I'm doing an incremental backup via duplicity ...
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Downloading Images From a Colorspace UDMA to Lightroom Running Under Mac OSX Lion

Any advice on how to download images from this device (Hyperdrive Colorspace UDMA) to Lightroom in Mac appreciated. The images are present in the Colorspace device, but looks like the Mac is not ...
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How to setup anonymous FTP for file upload

I want to have a FTP server setup that allows clients to upload large files (2GB+ database dumps) by SFTP. The important point is that I want clients to log into the server with a single username and ...
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How to organize folders automatically into groups of a hundred?

I have hundreds of folders on drive A that I want to migrate to drive B. Within the drive B root, I want the folders from drive A to be put inside folders that themselves each contain 100 folders. How ...
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226 views

storage device for data backup and transfer

I was considering to buy some storage device for data backup and transfer from my two laptops (one has 250 GB hard drive and the other has 100 GB hard drive). Which is common for such storage ...
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What's the correct terminology for the backup problem caused by reorganising files?

If I backup a number of directories, then move a file between directories, a full backup will normally copy that file again, even if it hasn't changed. I believe a normal incremental backup will also ...
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How long would this file transfer take?

I have 12 hours to backup 2 TB of data. I would like to backup to a network share to a computer using consumer WD 2TB Black 7200rpm hard drives. Gigabit Ethernet. What other variables would I need ...
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Why is “tar” trying to create an empty archive?

I'm trying to use tar to tar files before transfer, so I can keep the entire file path rather than losing it along the way. However, when I try to tar an empty folder, it tells me that it is cowardly ...
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253 views

File synchronisation tool for OS X with “dry run” option

I am currently using rsync to mirrors sets of files between multiple drives. What I do is: rsync -rav --delete --progress --dry-run /Volume/example1/somedir/ /Volume/example2/somedir/ I then check ...
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Copying all contents of one computer to put onto another [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What utility can move my Windows boot partition over to another hard drive? I have a laptop running Windows XP, full of work-specific applications, developed in-house ...