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

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Linux: What is the best way to copy from a damaged HD, only the files that can be completely read?

I am copying from a damaged HDD (not SDD) where about 15% files would cause I/O error. I only want the rest of the 85% complete files, and get a list of damanged files. How to do that? cp stops on ...
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Duplicate file via copy/paste no longer works

When I try to copy/paste a file in Win Explorer, instead of duplicating the file and adding "CopyX" to the new filename, I get an error message stating "The Source and Destination Files are the same". ...
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Copy new files from a monitored folder to another in debian

I have directory a and directory b. Directory a has new files and folders copied to it periodically. I would like to monitor folder a for those new files and automatically copy them to folder b. ...
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SMB file transfer speeds too low over local LAN

I have built a file server for my home network. It has a 3TB Sata 3Gb/s HDD on a Dual Celeron Mini ITX mobo with 2GB DDR3 RAM. I have installed Ubuntu minimal runing off a flashdrive. I installed ...
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Moving files unattened with cmd prompt

I'm trying to move over 500GB+ and it will take about a day. Is there a way under Windows 7 to move all these files using a command line that will answer yes to any pop-up dialogs? For example, ...
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Windows 7 Transfering File

I use windows 7 and i was transfering (cut+paste) quite big file from flashdisk to my doccument. I accidentally press exit, so I transfer the rest of the file. I checked them in my doccument but some ...
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How to queue up Windows 8 file coping to only have one copying at a time

The new windows 8 file explorer copying is great. I can setup multiple copying tasks. They appear in a single window and I am able to pause them. Is there a way to have the copying only occur one at ...
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Cross platform WiFi enabled folder access on linux embedded device

I have a device, we'll say it's a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with a stripped kernel that can only run a single program. This device does not have a keyboard or a mouse, but two joysticks and four ...
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Can't copy files from network drive

I have weird problem with copying files. When I copy file from network drive into C drive nothing happens but when I copy file from network drive to desktop I can copy the file. Also if I copy files ...
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What program/app is renaming files with “yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss” as the filename?

My pictures folder has a bunch of renamed pictures and movies, with many duplicates all the sudden. All the renamed files are named with this date/time format: yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss. Original files ...
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What's the easiest way to duplicate a portion of a directory structure onto an external drive?

I'm trying to move a large chunk of data from one of our servers onto an external drive for delivery to Amazon glacier storage. To do that, I'd like to copy a chunk of the server, preserving the ...
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Windows 8 safe file copy?

Does Windows 8 64-bit copy files safely in the explorer (safe = write + verify the write) between folders? If not, is there a built-in or 3rd party tool that can? I want to leave no doubt that the ...
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Cannot move file: “file cannot be found” (Windows XP)

I have some CR2 files in a subfolder of My Documents called My Photos on a Windows XP PC. I want to move them across a WIFI network to an external HDD attached to a Windows 7 PC. I have read/write ...
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How can I copy a folder from the Linux command line?

Say I'm in the / folder in a remote Linux machine I connect to over ssh. There's a folder called testapp. /testapp I want to create an exact copy of this called: /testapp-staging Using a GUI I ...
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Retrieving FTP file over max transfer size

I had a coworker upload an 8GB file to our FTP server. When I try to download it, I'm given '553 Cannot send file larger than 4 gigabytes.' message. Are there any hacks to get around this transfer ...
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Slow WLAN file transfer between server and tablet

My file server is running Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm sharing files from it over samba. It is connected via gigabit ethernet. My desktop, running Windows 8.1, is also connected via gigabit ethernet. I can ...
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How can I perform copy/move file operations while ensuring data integrity?

I've got a huge amount of family photos stored on a NAS drive that I would like to move to my Windows computer, edit, and then move back for archival purposes. However, I'm a bit paranoid about data ...
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Instantly move huge folder to another directory on same drive in Windows?

I have 1 TB of files in D:/Foo but I want to move it to D:/. It takes several hours to move this by simply dragging the contents of Foo to its parent directory. Since this is on the same drive, is ...
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Replicate Log File Between *NIX Servers

I have an application running remotely on a vendor *NIX server. This application writes out log entries to a file. This logging process is very much a typical append-only approach, so the file only ...
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USB transfer speed for Windows 7 is incredibly slow to my external drive

I'm running Windows 7 Pro and am try to backup 116 GB of data to my external 1 TB hard drive. My laptop has only USB 2.0 ports and my hard drive is USB 3.0 compatible, as is the cable I'm using. I ...
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How can I copy a folder from my machine to another machine from command line?

I have tried :- c:>xcopy \192.168.1.12\Share\IT\ But it copies only files not the folders.
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Weird popup when I try to copy a file [closed]

Here is the popup I get: Now before I get this popup, It says something like:"Copying 39.785 files" and then immediatly shows me this. How come I get this and how can I make it stop?
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How do I move files out of nested subdirectories into another folder in ubuntu? (Trying to strip off many subfolders)

How do I move files and not directories into another folder/parent folder? I have a folder structure that is extremely ugly, with some .mp3 files buried 6 levels deep in a sub-folder. I want to ...
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transfer files from old pc(without os) to new one using LAN

PC A: old one whose files is required; it doesn't have any os but I can boot it using live versions of linux(ubuntu for example) or windows repair disks; PC B: new one; running windows 7; two pcs ...
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Command to Xcopy folders across the network and rename the folder at destination as the date

I'm using Xcopy to copy a folder across a network XCOPY "C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Desktop\File\Output*." "C:\new" /s /e /c I want the folder at the destination to be named with ...
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HDD Sata vs usb

Ok I have a couple external HDD that I put into my home made media server. One is a 3tb seagate external HDD and for some reason when I have it connected by the USB adapter it has transfer rates of ...
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Is there a way I could transfer all files of a given extension with SSH?

do you know how I could transfer all files with a particular extension (ex. txt files) from a server and keep the folder sctructure using SSH Secure File Transfer? I'm using Win 7 Pro 64-bit, and I ...
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Copying USB files to local Linux folder

How do I copy files from a USB flash drive in Ubuntu Linux from command line? When I copy these files from USB to a local folder I get "permissions denied" using the GUI. On the command line I can ...
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Get Windows to copy the first file of a selection first

When selecting a bunch of files in Explorer, either by dragging or shift-selecting, if you copy that selection and go to paste it somewhere the Windows decides it'll copy the last file in the ...
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Is “free space”containing deleted data transferred?

I deleted picture files from my Android, but later, connected it to a PC via USB to charge the battery while media sync was inadvertently enabled. The PC downloaded the program drivers for my Android ...
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Is there a way to transfer large files on a fast speed (between islands)?

I have two computers on two different islands (yes we have small islands here), my friend's and mine. So, I want to share my movies with him. The problem here is that even if I host the files on my ...
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Is is possible to copy files over the network using an software installer?

Basically, I need a software installer to overwrite files which reside on a few PCs that are in the same network. Example: I have PC A. I run this installer and it will copy and overwrite files to ...
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Software to communicate between 2 computers on the same LAN [closed]

I have 2 computers on the same LAN and I would like to send messages and exchange files and folders between them.. I dont want to set up a windows workgroup however. I just want to use a tol which ...
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Bluetooth file transfer says “The request could not be honored”

When I try to send a file to my DROIDX phone using the default Windows bluetooth file transfer utility, I get a message that reads "The request could not be honored" and I am unable to transfer the ...
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Transfer files between two Windows machines, one running under VMware

It may sound crazy, but I have Fedora 13 installed in my personal laptop and running Windows 7 using VMware. Now is there any way I can transfer files to it from my desktop running Windows XP?
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Copy files from one NTFS drive to another via a USB boot disk

I have 2 NTFS drives, and the one with my Windows 7 installation on it has died today. The drive is definitely on the way out but, after using a USB boot disk, I was able to see that the data is ...
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Does NFS copy files to NFS server, or does it share files locally?

Bit of an outline: basically I'm running a Raspberry Pi to save videos from a webcam, but naturally the Pi doesn't have too much space, so I've set up a NFS server. Does the directory on the Raspberry ...
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Is there a way to remotely copy something from one shared folder to another shared folder without relaying through my system?

I have a remote Windows 7 host with several shared folders. \\foobox\shared1 = c:\FooFolder \\foobox\shared2 - d:\FooFolder If I connect to \\foobox via explorer on a remote windows system and try ...
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issue in tranferring data from host machine to guest machine

We are having one Dell PowerConnect Switch which is operated on 10 Gbps; in which six to seven Server machines are connected . In each server machine we have inserted externally one 10 Gbps Lan card ...
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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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Copy hundreds of thousands files Mac to NAS

I'm trying to transfer my Aperture library to the NAS. It contains few hundred of thousands of files (quite small ones). After OS X finishes copying the big files, the estimated time of the copy ...
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add linefeed when copying Windows 7 files

Am running Windows 7 64-bit with 8 GB of memory. Have a large number of text files that do not have an end_of_line symbol [i.e. LF (\n) or CRLF (\r\n)]. Want to copy the files to a new file to parse ...
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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 ...