Transferring files from one storage to another local or remote storage.

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copying to usb drive stucks in xubuntu

I am using a 12.04 64 bit version of xubuntu and whenever i try to copy files from my computer to any usb drive, it starts with a good speed and comes almost to an end very fast but as soon as it ...
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How to transfer files between drives? CentOS [duplicate]

I'm basically going to get an SSD for my Dedicated server. All my current files are on the SATA drive. If I were to make the SSD my primary drive, how would I transfer over all the SATA files to it?
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Rsync Remote To Local Issue

I was wondering if I could get some help with this rsync command. I am trying to copy files from a remote system by running rsync on the local system. Here is my command: /usr/bin/rsync -avz ...
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How do I share files wirelessly between two Macs when I don't “have permission” to read the files?

So I followed the Migration Assistant instructions that say to go to the System Preferences on both computers, enable "file sharing", and then add the files in question to the Public Folder on the ...
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programs to push files to remote computer

Objective Have a folder on my desktop, drop files into this folder, this begins a transfer from my computer to a remote computer. if the transfer is interrupted the transfer should resume from that ...
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Windows C Drive --(transfer to)--> Mac OS Extended (Case-Sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted) : Within Windows

I have an external hard drive whose format is Mac OS Extended (Case-Sensitive, Journaled, Encrypted), and I would like to copy my friend's entire computer--it's running Windows 7 Home Premium--to the ...
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Problems copying to VFAT formatted SD-card

I was going to copy my (mp3-encoded) music files (organized in one directory) to a (vfat-formatted) (micro-)sd-card to use it in my digital audio player (DAP) (on Linux). I used to use the same ...
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Why does Windows Explorer seem to hang when copying many files?

I've been trying to manually back up about 200 Gb of music by transferring it -- drag and drop in Explorer -- from my hard drive to an external drive in Windows 7. A few folders, no problem. Many ...
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File Transfer Between Paired Bluetooth Devices (Win8 + mobile)

I'm looking for native methods to transfer files between my Win 8 box and my Android phone. Both have bluetooth capabilities and I can easily pair the devices...but this seems utterly useless since no ...
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Insane Burst of Copy Speed?

Check out the graph of this drive (SSD) to drive (7200 RPM) copy below. When I first started the file copy it bursted up to past 700 MB/sec. Then, after bursting, it flatlines at ~100 MB/s for the ...
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What is the best way to send a file from client PC to remote Machine in a fastest manner?

I tried to use SSH and FTP to send the file but it is really slow (of course it depends also to the connection quality but I think that my connection can provide better performance with anther ...
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FireFTP with Hotspot Shield

I can use the FireFTP fine until I turn the Hotspot Shield on, then I cannot connect anymore. I think I need to configure the proxy settings in FireFTP but what I have tried so far did not work. ...
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rsync - resume broken transfer (idea of rsync)

I have remote stations that collect data from sensors (ARM Debian) and transfers sets of data (about 1.1 MB) every 15 minutes (server is full Debian). On one station GSM reception is poor and standard ...
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Need to transfer multiple large files with strong tolerance to delay and intermittency

I need to transfer a directory of large files (~1.5G each) from my laptop at locations with variable intermittent connectivity and high round-trip delay (e.g. From hotels in Asia to servers in ...
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How can I tell if my FireWire port is 400 or 800? (Linux)

I know this sounds very similar to How do I tell if my firewire connection is running as 400 or 800?, but the difference is, I don't have a FireWire device yet. The whole reason I'm asking is that ...
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How can I transfer all content of two drives between each other automatically?

I have two, nearly full, external hard drives of equal size. I want to transfer all content from one drive to the other, and vice-versa. Is there a way to do this automatically, without having to ...
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How does distance from the source (router) affect wireless transmissions?

As I move away from my wireless router my download speed decreases. However, I have read some conflicting arguments where they claim that, at least theoretically, the download speed should not be ...
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Remote Desktop mapped drive security

I've a question that I haven't been able to find information online yet regarding the security of Remote Desktop server. I have found the ways of securing the connection made to a Remote Desktop ...
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Transferring “large” file off of MS-DOS 5.0 Machine (without removing HDD)

As part of some sort of legal record-keeping thing, my father's business lawyers has requested a copy of the database of customers from a work computer. The core issue is that this work computer is a ...
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FTP or SCP file transfers without .DS_Store files

I'm searching for a way to not transfer .DS_Store files when launching FTP or SCP transfers for a directory. Is it possible to block .DS_Store files from being transferred along with the other files ...
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how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
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Replacing a Windows File Server [closed]

We have a Windows file server that needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, there are to many custom build applications, shares, and random things that rely on the existence of that file server to just ...
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Best way to transfer files across unstable LAN?

This is very similar to Question 326211, but in this case, the LAN is an unstable Wi-Fi connection. I need to transfer about 11 GiB of files between two computers, both running Linux (although one ...
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Is it possible to log file system events in Windows or Linux? [duplicate]

Is it possible to log file system events like copy, modification, deletion and creation of files and folders on a workstation? I primarily use Windows, but I would like to know if this is possible in ...
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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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How can I simulate data transfer between two virtual machines using vSphere?

I'm very new (about two days 'experience' consisting of troubleshooting cloning) to vSphere and virtual machines, and even networking in general. I also need to be able to throttle the connection ...
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Start download automatically when files are copied completely

I am trying to create a utility which can initiate download when files are copied on a FTP folder. I get these files from my another team. They copy new files during their day time and I start ...
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Windows 7 is very slow when the lid of the laptop is closed

I was moving a file over the local network using wifi connection in explorer. The label said that approximately 10 minutes of time is remaining. I closed the lid and returned after ten minutes. Almost ...
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Transferring bookmarks to iPad

I would like to know some of the options available to me to transfer my Firefox bookmarks from a laptop running Linux into my iPad. I do not have access to an English based Windows computer or to a ...
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Unidentifiable alert to “cancel transfers”

About 3 months ago, I purchased a Dell XPS 13 running Windows 8. Ever since, whenever I try to shut down/restart my machine, I get an alert that looks like this: This doesn't happen each time but ...
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USB File Transfer Log

I think I have just lost a USB stick. Is there a way to view all the file transfers made from a PC to the external drive, so I can double check everything that was on the drive? Very unlikely, but ...
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Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth?

Can you transfer files off the iPad with Bluetooth? Or do you have to buy a 3rd party add-on? From Google, it seems like you needed a 3rd party app to do that.
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Pulling photos off an iPad

I don't work with or use Mac OS X as I am a Windows/Linux guy. But if I wanted to pull photos off of an iPad with my Windows laptop for someone, how would I do it? Is it as simple and connecting to ...
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Transfer Songbird metadata to new computer

I recently decided to move from my ancient Windows 7 (32bit) laptop to a newer Windows 7 64bit one. Unfortunately, I'm having trouble transferring my Songbird library. I copied the folder with all my ...
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Folder that was copied from one PC to a portable HD doesn't show in another PC

I have an HTPC at my living room and it has a 3TB Western Digital portable hard-drive that stores all my media files. The HTPC is running Windows 7 32bit. Yesterday I connected the hard drive to my ...
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Prevent copying from specific network locations [duplicate]

A tad unusual question! I need to prevent users from copying (via Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V, Drag+Drop, Edit>Copy / Edit>Paste) from a folder on the local machine. I won't go into details of why, as it's ...
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How do I copy my Microsoft Outlook data without Microsoft Outlook?

My family member's computer stopped running Windows recently (Vista). It said something along the lines of NTLDR is missing. The family member took it to Best Buy and they said that the hard drive was ...
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How can i automatically (silently) copy files off removable devices?

I'm looking for a way to automatically have my computer copy all files (or specific files based on extension) from removable devices plugged in (USB sticks/HDDs/phones etc) to a designated folder on ...
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Client-server software for file system read/write over internet? [closed]

Example: I have an actively used Windows computer connected to the internet and I would like to allow another computer to log in to the file system stored on it, with the ability to download or ...
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How can I transfer multiple files at once over Bluetooth?

How can I transfer more than just one file at a time over Bluetooth from my desktop PC to my mobile phone? I have paired the two devices and I can send files from my PC to my phone, but only one file ...
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I/O fails to nfs mount (occasionally) - server timed out

I have a Linux-based fileserver (ark) which exports a raid volume over nfs4. Sometimes when doing large copy operations, it will time out. [nathan@ebisu /mnt/extra/disk] rsync -a --progress . ...
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Windows 8: File transfer freezing from USB HDD to internal HDD

I bought a new Toshiba P850 laptop with Windows 8 OS and a 1 TB Toshiba USB HDD. I copied all my files from my old laptop to USB HDD successfully. Then I started to move from USB HDD to my new laptop. ...
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How to copy all directory from another host to current host on Linux

My current files and directories are hosted with Godaddy.com and they don't allow scp over to another host, and I want to get all the pictures for wordpress under wp-content/uploads/* but when I tried ...
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Transfer (NOT COPY) files to remote computer?

I know that using scp over SSH will copy the files between hosts, but what if I don't want to copy them but instead move them over entirely? What command could I use using a secure connection over ...
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scp between an AWS EC2 linux server and my home machine

I'm currnetly trying to retrieve files from my AWS EC2 Linux server to my Windows 7 PC using scp I'm a bit of a Linux newbie and from the server I'm currently trying things like: scp transferMe.tar ...
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Transfering about 300gb in files from one server to another

I have about 200,000 files that I am transferring to a new server today. I haven't done anything on such a large scale before, and wanted to get some advice on how I should go about this. I am ...
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How to prevent file copy, restricted by file size?

I am the administrator of about 800 PC under Windows XP/7 with Active Directory. To limit the exchange of Divx, I'm looking for a software which prevents the copy of all file of more than 400 MB. ...
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Transfering long files with SSH to RHEL

I am using SSH Secure Shell GUI to transfer some folders from Windows to a RHEL server, but one of the file inside the folders has a name which is too long and I can't shorten the name as it is some ...
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File copy slow from desktop

When I copy a large file like 5GB+ from one server share to another server share using my desktop, why is it so much slower than if I login to the server and copy it to the very same place? I mean I ...
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What is the most reliable way to send a big file between two Windows computers via network? [duplicate]

The file is around 170GB. I wouldn't upload it on the FTP, and download it. It is not reliable, sometime, connections drop, and it will have big trouble. So, is there any better way to do so? Anyone ...