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

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System files missing after copying an SD card in OS X

I copied all my files from a 4 GB to a 16 GB SD card via OS X Finder, and lost quite a bit of system files that my Android can't find. Is there a trick to get everything to transfer?
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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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how do I on OSX copy a folder from an external drive to my hard drive and only add the new files?

say I have on the external drive: A/file1.txt B/file2.txt B/file3.txt and on my hard drive I have: A/file1.txt B/file2.txt I would like to drag and drop the whole folder over to the hard drive ...
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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 ...
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download a large file using multiple connections and PCs

I have three seperate computers, which I currently do not have an OS on. I also have three seperate internet connections with connection speeds of 256K, 512K and 1M. I would like to use all three of ...
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How to transfer files over ssh while already ssh'd into the server

I transfer files using this command scp <localfile> user@host:<destination> The above command only works when I'm not ssh'd into the server. How do I transfer local files to the host ...
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trying to transfer a file from my computer to a unix server

I m trying to automate the deployment process wherein i follow the following steps- 1.Run a Ant Script to build a .ear file 2.Login to the unix server using putty(SSH Connection) providing the login ...
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How can I resume a large scp file transfer when using port forwarding?

I have a machine a couple of hops away, and I need to set up port forwarding in order to transfer files. Edit: To be clear, the multiple hops are needed in order to access the remote machine. From ...
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Mac OS X 10.6 Annoying Drag and Drop Behavior

In OS X 10.6 dragging a file(or folder) over another folder in Finder at first highlights that folder and allows you to drop it into the folder as one would imagine. The problem arises after about a ...
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Change default copy renaming in Windows 7

I am trying to enable the solution to this question to work in Windows 7 but so far with out luck: Any option to change Windows XP default Copy Here naming from "Copy of {name}.{ext}" to ...
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ncat only works in certain scenarios

I tried using ncat (a “much-improved reimplementation of netcat”) to chat with a friend (and ultimately want to send a large file, but I know I can get that working once I get chat to work). We both ...
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Copying files to multiple USB flash drives [closed]

Does anyone know of any software or hardware (or both) that will copy a certain set of files to multiple USB flash drives? We have a project where there are some PDF's that need to be copied to about ...
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scp tranfer can't be done bothways. lost connection

I'm trying to transfer a file via ssh but it works only from PC1 to PC2 but it doesn't work backwards. My recievers firewall is disabled I've checked my ssh_config files and both are the same. ...
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batch file to copy files keeping originals in other folder

For example I have folder: F1\F11\some files... F1\F12\some files... F1\F12\F121\some files.. And I have another structure F2\F21\some files... F2\F22\some files... F2\F22\folder\some files... ...
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Transferring files through wifi

I have an android phone and a laptop (windows 8 Pro). Can I transfer files through wi-fi (not bluetooth), if yes, how ? And what are the steps for sharing files between to laptops through wi-fi ?
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How does copy and paste for large files work

I am curious to know how computers execute "copy" and "paste" of large folders. I've read that copy and paste of text between different processes or same process is achieved by saving the content into ...
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Continuously copy all file changes from one folder to another on change (Windows)

I'm working on a massive Java web application which is kept under centralized version control, but the source files are used to build and run the actual server, which then copies all the files I work ...
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Send one/multiple files to multiple servers

I often need to send files from my computer to a bunch of servers, who are on the same domain and on Windows. The files are always uploaded at the same place (like C:\foo\bar) in each server. Now, ...
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Are there any libraries that determine if a file is worth compressing before being transferred?

I've read that sometimes files like .mp3's or compressed images aren't worth compressing (with zlib for example) because they are already compressed and they'd waste more CPU resources than save ...
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How can I move Works from my old laptop to its new replacement?

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62 with Windows 7 Home Paremium that is a few years old and while everything still works well, after much use/abuse I have broken the case below the keyboard. I just bought ...
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Is it possible to share the same “hard drive” partition with a dual-boot?

I want to dual-boot my PC with Linux and Windows. Is it possible to save a file on my Windows partition and when I load the Linux partition, be able to see that saved file on Windows and visa versa? ...
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Ubuntu Server crashes on file transfers

Upon transferring some files across server disks I lost connection and the server crashed. Plugging in a Screen showed no response at all. I had to reset the Server, which then boots normally. At ...
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swish sftp: Hide hidden files

I want to mount a directory with SSH. Is it possible to hide dot-files in swish sftp? Is it possible to dislay folders on top of the list?
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Miranda IM file transfer to gtalk doesn't work

I'm running the latest 64bit version of Miranda IM on Windows 8. Gtalk works perfectly fine for me except for file transfers, it says no compatible file transfer mechanism exists when I try sending a ...
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My phone doesnt find my PC on Bluetooth

My phone is a Sony Ericsson j10i2 , the windows system is Windows 8. I can send files from PC to phone but not vice versa, because my phone doesn't find my PC, and Bluetooth settings are correct ...
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Finding out time that was taken to copy a set of files

I recently copied a large set of files (about 6 GB) into my Pen Drive. Is there any way to determine the time taken to complete copying from any of log files. I am using Mac OS Mountain Lion Operating ...
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File copy stops to ask about properties that can't be copied to new location [duplicate]

I'm copying files from my Windows Home Server (v1) to a new Windows 8 box. So far when copying certain music and movie files the copy process has stopped to ask if I want to continue on because some ...
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How can I send screenshots more quickly in Skype?

It's so long and complicated to open Paint/Photoshop/whatever and saving a file somewhere, then dragging it to Skype just send a screenshot to a friend through Skype! How can I speed up the process? ...
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File transfer via ssh to local machine

Sometimes at work I need to ssh into a local server on the command line to do some handiwork. A couple of times I've needed to copy a file onto my local machine. I can do this with the cp command ...
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rsync between two local directories

I am trying to do rsync between two directories I have in two filesystems connected to the same computer. I want to do it without deleting the extra files in b. I though a simple rsync -a a/dir b/dir ...
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When I transfer files between servers on my desktop is my computer an intermediary?

For example, on a Windows based system I have two windows explorer programs opened and in each explorer window I am viewing the contents of two server's files. Now, if I were to transfer files ...
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How to transfer files' ownership on Windows 7?

I switched from Linux to Windows. And I copied some private files (include folders) from ext file system to NTFS file system partition (operated on Linux). Then I logged on Windows as user A (for ...
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If you do a full partition copy, does it copy the “deleted” files as well that can be restored

I was just wondering, if you did a full partition copy onto another hard drive, would it also copy the "deleted" data that can be sometimes recovered with recovery tools or would it just leave that ...
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How to move all sibling folders into one folder?

I apologize that this seems like such a dumb question, but I can't afford to screw it up. I have a bunch of folders like so: /users/me/foo/oops1 /users/me/foo/oops2 ...
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How to copy files to disk with Windows 8

I'm struggling with, it seems, basic task: I have an old HDD with Windows 7 & plenty of data, and I want to move some of it to my new SSD drive with Windows 8. So I took Windows 8 SSD drive, and ...
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Copying file from NAS to same NAS extremely slow

If I copy a file from a NAS to another folder on the same NAS, copying process is extremely slow ( several minutes for a few MB ). It's even faster if I copy the file from NAS to client PC and back to ...
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External SSD speed reduced during copying

I upgraded my SSD and I am now using my old one with a USB 3.0 external case. My disk speed test application shows ~150w/200r. Although when I tried to copy some games (about 30GB), speed got lower ...
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Why do move dialog can contain or not contain size information in Windows?

Trying to investigate Windows copy problem, I found that file move dialogs can be absolutely different. Here is an example. Sorry it is in Russian, so I translated some words in red: You see, that ...
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File copy utility or file manager with each byte report while copying?

Please suggest copy utility or file manager program, which reports each byte copied. I have a problems while copying. Copying process hangs, and I want to see how it happens, so I want to see how ...
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Installing Windows 8 on new SSD and transfer apps as easily as possible

I recently ordered a 128-GB SSD, on which I plan to reinstall Windows 8 as well as put applications, as well as a high quality 1 TB hard drive to replace my old, slow 250-GB hard drive. Once the ...
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How can I reliably synch local source files with a remote?

I'm developing locally on a mac running MAMP and BBEdit. I'm currently using Transmit to synch files by (S)FTP. I like the software and it has a "synch" feature to compare local files to remote either ...
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Which direction should I transfer my files? USB 2.0 to 3.0 or vise-versa?

I have a USB 2.0 enclosure and a USB 3.0 enclosure. I want to transfer large files from one to the other very often. Should I put the source drive in the 3.0, or the 2.0? Theoretically, IF each ...
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Transfer lots of files via P2P?

I need to transfer about 10Gb of files (really small ones) between my two remote computers. I`ve tried creating a torrent and using soulseek with no luck or crazy slow transfers (ports seem to be ...
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Tackling bandwidth optimization (possibly) through R-Sync

I am currently looking for solutions that can optimize network bandwidth usage. Scenario: Server has a file. Client downloads it through a REST API. Client makes some changes and uploads the changed ...
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How can I use Android 4.1 with my Mac OS X 10.5?

I cannot connect my Galaxy Note 2 (running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at the moment) to my Macbook (running OS X 10.5.8). Can someone please give me some advise as I tried Android File Transfer and this ...
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File copy program that generates checksums of the data while copying too

My question in short: is there a tool that copies a file from directory A to B while, simultaneously, generating the checksum of the file it has copied/read, without doing an extra read/pass just to ...
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Transfer iPhoto Library to other computer using Terminal

I want to move my iPhoto library from one MacBook to my MacBook Pro. If I connect in Finder and transfer, it shows a time of about a day. I heard that if you use Terminal to transfer, it speeds it ...
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Max simultaneous transfer speed on computers

The max transfer speed in a computer is decided by what the SATA version is. I have seen on many forums that buying a SATA 3 mobo is helpful only if you have to use USB 3 or an SSD. My question is ...
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Using Chrome Remote Desktop, can I transfer files between computers?

Is there a way to transfer files between remotely connected computers with the Google Chrome Remote Desktop plugin? If not, is there a simple way I can transfer files between connected computers?
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I want to compare 2 files down to the folders orders and contents

I want to compare two big folders – some 300 GB. I backed up my data, and I fear I might've changed some of the new copied folders contents by moving them accidentally. I want to compare the new ...