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

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DOS application to allow remote management of files over serial link

Harken back to the days of MS-DOS 6.22. I have an embedded DOS handheld device, and I'm looking for a tool to manage the files stored on it. I picture an application I can launch on the device that ...
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Fastest way to share files between two Windows PC (through WAN)

What I used back then is Cygwin with SSH installed. And then I connected with FileZilla or WinSCP. However, this could not copy some of the files, and it is a bit of a hassle to set it up. (And ...
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RDP File transfer is really slow. Any way to speed it up?

The host is running Windows XP Prof SP3 and the client is running Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64. So ... I connect to the remote machine with a 15mbps of ADSL. Which ... I guess, got enough downstream. ...
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How do I transfer a file over ssh from one machine to another?

My professor wants us to email him source files, but he wants us to edit over ssh using vi. How do I transfer a file over ssh from one machine to another?
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When is it safe to assume file uploads are successful?

When I upload files to a server through HTTP or FTP, I normally download them again just to check that they were successfully uploaded (I use md5 checksums to check that). Is this necessary? Can I be ...
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how do i transfer files from my pc to a unix account in school?

I believe Window SCP can do it, but I want to know if there is a command which I can use to transfer a file from my laptop to my unix account in school. I will be using putty.
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How to rename and move files to new directory

I would like to rename a file that is uploaded to another server from extension .txt to .txt_mvd and move to a different directory for archiving in a Windows batch mode. Can anyone help with what the ...
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USB transfer speed “logarithmically” decreases. Why and can it be improved?

I have an external hard drive. Just today I tried to copy a bigger file (it was film of ~230 MB) and at first it rushed up until ~70%. There is started decreasing. At first it started at around 56 ...
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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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What's an easy (drag-and-drop), cross-platform way to transfer files on a LAN?

I need to transfer some files and folders from a Windows PC to a Mac (they are on the same LAN), with the following constraints: I don't want to use a shared folder as the files can be located ...
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How can I move files from 2-level folders to 1-level folder

I have a bunch of files stored in a file directory as such root_folder -- folder1 --folder1_2 --bunch of files here -- folder2 --folder2_2 --bunch of files here -- ...
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Why transfer speed over Fast Ethernet (100mbps I think) is only ~1.5MiB/s

Checking Google, 100mbps (Fast Ethernet, wired) is ~12MiB/s but in reality, transferring a file over the network (home LAN) is only ~1.5MiB/s. Why might that be? I am on Ubuntu 11.10 transferring to ...
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What to do after a scp failure?

During a massive 10 hour scp over the internet, I ran out of disk space at the destination after 7 hours. Can I use rsync or something else to run this to completion or am I **ed and have to start ...
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Synchronous copying to USB drive in Windows?

I've been copying a bunch of files between Windows 7 computers using a USB 3.0 thumb drive. I've noticed that copying multiple files together in one copy attempt is significantly faster than copying ...
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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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How to get files off an old laptop running Windows NT?

Hey ill tell you guys my situation and you can hopefully help me decide the best way to get old pictures off this laptop. I can boot the laptop. It is running Windows NT 4.0. It has 2 USB drives, a ...
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Moving one large archive, or many individual files and folders?

Is it faster to move files between media in large pieces (i.e. many files and folders within an archive) or move them file-by-file? Is there a significant difference, considering that the file ...
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How do we retrieve data from an unbootable computer?

Guys I'm in a big pinch right now. My computer (32-bit Vista Home Premium sp2) refuses to boot up (it keeps crashing with an error code 0x7b). I don't care about the computer right now but I need to ...
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How do I transfer filles from my Mac to my PC using a LAN cable?

I've been looking up this question online, but I can't seem to find a good walkthrough. I have a Mac OS X 10.6.9 Snow Leopard (laptop), and I want to transfer a few gigs of stuff to my Windows 7 PC ...
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Why do my files fail checksums when transferring to esata dive but not when transfered off the external?

I have been using Teracopy to verify and the large movie files show artifacting after transfer and fail checksum, small files do not fail, only large files seem to. When I transfer files off the ...
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How could I transfer files to a PC, but not allow to download them again?

I'm looking for suggestions on setting up a Windows 7 PC so that a remote worker can upload any type of file TO the PC, but must never be able to download or transfer any files from the PC, including ...
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Moving a Mercurial repository between OS's

I have been working with a local Mercurial repository on my Ubuntu PC for my personal documents. I am planning on using Windows more frequently, so I would like to move the repository over to my ...
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Broadband file transfer bottleneck

I am transferring a video (about 500 MB) created for a school project to my classmate's NAS box over our broadband connections. She has a 15 Mbps down and I have 15 Mbps up, according to multiple ...
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Software for quickly copying large amounts of data over LAN?

I'm looking for some software for copying large amounts of data from a Mac OS X machine to a Windows 7 machine over a Cat5e cable with IPv4 connectivity? Another way I could ask this question is ...
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Any way to restart copying of a large file from where it was interrupted

at work, I sshed to a remote server at another location of my company. I generally use scp to copy files from/to remote server from local Ubuntu machine i work on. Recently while I was copying a file ...
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How do I upload huge files across the internet without using P2P?

I work remotely and have 44GB of media files that I need to send back to my office. There are lots of free services out there that can handle up to 2GB, but I haven't seen talk of anything larger. ...
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Kindle: File transfer over WiFi?

I can connect my Kindle via USB and transfer files between my computer and my Kindle. How can I do the same using WiFi? For example, from my computer is there a way to browse what's on my kindle ...
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N300 Capable wifi, with approriate router, why am I only getting 150kb/s on local transfers?

I have recently purchased the new Linksys E4200 which quotes Simultaneous Dual Band full N300 speeds. It should be amazing. Through wired connections, it is amazingly fast. I didn't shell out 300 ...
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scp a single file to multiple locations

Can you scp a file to multiple locations in the same command? For example: scp file.txt user@ip-1.com:, user@ip2.com: Or would it be more practical to create a bash script that has all the hosts ...
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“Access denied” when trying to move a directory in Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Access denied, cmd move windows 7 I can't use this command in Windows 7 when I want to move a directory. If the destination exists, it says "Access denied". Why does ...
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Wi-Fi file transfer similar to bluetooth [closed]

It's a pity that Wi-Fi is used only for network and internet connection. There's no information on a thing that can seem so simple – file transfer via Wi-Fi. I can imagine it similarly to how ...
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Torrent Tracker for Private Downloads

I've recently come across the problem of having to share several large files with multiple individuals (data collected from experiments, nothing shady). Distribution through torrent seems the best ...
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Applications lost after transfer from memory card

I connected my phone using mass storage and copied all the folders from memory card to pc to transfer on another memord card. But after that, I couldn't find some applications and nokia maps wasn't ...
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Why is distributing random pieces of a file faster than a contiguous transfer?

Why is it said that BitTorrent is faster, partly, because it transfers random pieces of a file instead of transferring it from start to finish in a contiguous/linear fashion? EDIT: But why do they ...
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How can I reliably transfer thousands of files from Windows 7 to OSX Lion

Lion seems to have removed FTP as an option for "Share Files" in the Sharing pane, this means I can't connect to it using a robust client like FileZilla. I have several thousand files that need to be ...
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Can I access an ext4 Linux partition in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How can I access a Linux partition from Windows? How to read EXT2 from Windows 7 64-bit? Does a ext4 reader for Windows exist? I am currently in Windows and was ...
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Permission Denied For Service under Local Administrator Account

I have a service that should copy some files over a network, the service is running under one of the local administrator accounts. Logged in as that administrator I can manually copy the files from ...
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Copy all files from multiple subfolders into a folder on Ubuntu

I have downloaded over 7000 ebooks from Gutenburg, but the issue is is that they are all in zip files. and each of these zip files is in its own folder. I am trying to move all of the zip files into a ...
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Best way to transfer files over a LAN between two Linux computers

I want to transfer files (a music folder) between two Linux computers. After searching for the best way to do this, I've seen that there are lots of ways of doing this. I know this has been asked a ...
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Moving files from one partition to another on an SSD

If a drive doesn't know about partitions and files systems why moving a file from one partition to another takes relatively long time, unlike the instantaneous move on the same partition? Is that file ...
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Does It Make Hard Drive More Fragmented When Having Multiple Copying Dialogs?

To make copying quicker from my hard drive to external hard drive and the other way around, I sometimes have several transfers windows together transferring multiple files/folders. Does this method ...
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What are some options for transfering large files without using the Internet? [closed]

My employer's Internet connection is extremely slow. It's a $6,000 a month, 9 Mb, bonded T1, shared by over 150 users. It's not untypical to see regular file transfer speeds of 20-100 KBps. And ...
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Parallel port (LPT) file transfer software

I am looking for (preferably freeware/opensource) Windows (XP/Vista) based application which allows files to be transferred across two computers through their parallel ports, something like ...
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Transfer files from Windows to Linux over the network?

I have a Windows machine and a Linux machine both hooked up to the router via Ethernet cables. What is the easiest way for me to transfer files from the Windows machine to the Linux one?
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How to transfer a list of files to offline user with basic windows xp?

I have a lot of files (100s of gb) and I want to give some of them to my friend. But he must select, which files he needs and I can't give him all files at once (I have no such big usb flash or usb ...
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SCP between two networks

I need to transfer a file between two computers that are not connected to the same network. I got a third computer that can see both networks through a VPN. From the third computer, I can do: scp ...
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Direct transfer of a file between two computers on the Internet

I'm looking for a simple but direct way to transfer a file of any kind and any size between two people. If possible, having only a web browser, without having the file stored on a third machine ...
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Client File Transfer Service

Background: The company I work for produces magazines and brochures. In this processes, we receive images from photographers and advertisers, usually through one of our FTP servers. The numbers of ...
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Hard disk has space, but I can't transfer a file to it?

I've got an external hard disk that has 147 GB of free storage left, but when I try to transfer a file to it, it gives an error: What's causing the error? How can we fix it?