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

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Why is moving files between btrfs subvolumes an expensive operation?

From what I understand, btrfs subvolumes share the same file system "storage", so I was surprised to know that moving files between different subvolumes is an expensive operation, like moving between ...
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Copying from WHS 2011 backup very slow

I'm setting up a new computer to replace one of my old ones, and part of doing so is extracting my Home folder from a backup I made just before wiping the old one. However, copying from the mounted ...
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copy file only if file size is different with wget paying no attention to timestamp

wget -N http://host/path/file.jpg will retrieve the file if the file exists at target but either file size or its timestamp has altered. My problem is that the source server alters timestamps but ...
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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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Transfer speed systematic variance

I've been trying to copy a one single large file from my internal HDD to a USB drive. There's something strange I found: The speed kept constant to 5 MB/s and then at regular intervals went down ...
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How can I add the Windows 8 style copy / move dialog box (detailed view with a real-time throughput graph) in Windows 7?

Windows 8 added a detailed view with a real-time throughput graph to the copy / move dialog box (video): Is there anyway to add such a graph in Windows 7?
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Files get corrupted frequently while copying to external hard drives

I'm running Windows 7 64 bit (updated all important updates yesterday) and have several external usb hard drives (self powered 3.5 inch). I recently noticed while copying files to the external drive ...
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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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Copying certain files between two SSD's is really slow

I have a couple ~1GB folders that I am copying from my 128GB Samsung 830 SSD to my 250GB Samsung 840 SSD (Brand new). It goes at around 250MB/s as expected for the first half, but then it stalls ...
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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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Automatically renaming duplicate filenames in Windows 7 when copying to a folder?

Is there a way of automatically renaming duplicate filenames in Windows 7 when copying to a folder? The only two options that show are effectively cancel copy and overwrite, which is infinitely ...
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How to copy files from Linux to Windows with RDP (Vinagre)?

I'm able to log in to my EC2 instance with Vinagre but can't figure out how to copy files from my (Ubuntu 12.04) machine to that (Windows Server 2008) slice. Some googling yielded this which ...
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Why I am I getting this output from copy dialog box?

I was copying my old Windows files to a new partition for unnamed reasons and then the copy dialog box gave me this screen : I had 0 items remaining but 45 seconds and 1.83GB left to copy. After a ...
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Send large files to server through low bandwidth connection

I'm trying to send large files (> 200Mo) to a remote server with a limited bandwidth using rsync. For now, it doesn't even start sending, only dry-runs succeed. My tests are working on other servers ...
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Why does moving/deleting files “stall” on my PC?

My PC is Windows 10, 8GB RAM and a 2.8GHz processor. Basically, to give you an idea, whenever I drag any item onto the desktop or into a folder the file takes a long time to appear and I have to ...
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Copy Dialog Box is not shown while copying

I seem to have a peculiar problem in Windows. So let's get straight to the point, A few days back i've attempted to copy a 10GB folder between my desktop and an external hard drive. When I copied the ...
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Why When I transfer video from my canon camera to my computer the quality is bad?

I have a canon EOS 700d and I record HD 1080p video at 25fps on it but when I transfer it to my computer via usb cable the quality is terrible. I use Sony movie studio platinum to edit my videos. When ...
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Copy files from dying hdd and create log under Linux

How can I copy files from dying HDD and also create a log file which will include the status of given file (if it was successfully copied or not?). My goal is to run the backup tool without user ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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Multi-threaded fule upload with Chrome

I have 100 mbit GPON internet connection with about 80 mbit upload speed. When I try to upload video on youtube with Mozilla 42, it uploads with 4-5 mbits. In chrome, uploading stars with same speed ...
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How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to OSX via USB?

How to transfer .zip files from Windows Phone to Mac OSX via USB? Is it even possible?
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Enabling pause button in windows 7 copy dialog

Today, while sniffing around with Spy++, I found a hidden pause button in windows 7 copy dialog box. Is there any way to enable it like a registry tweak or something?
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Can I connect 2 computers using a Thunderbolt cable?

I wonder if it's possible to transfer data between 2 Windows-controlled computers using a Thunderbolt cable?
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Powershell Copy-Item: Container cannot be copied onto existing leaf item

I have a Powershell script with a line that looks like this: Copy-Item \\[machine 1]\[path 1]\[directory 1]\ \\[machine 2]\[path 2]\ -recurse When my script gets to this line, the following error ...
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Speed of an Internal File Transfer on a Remote Device (HDD/NAS)

I have a "WDMyCloud" which is a 3TB NAS with a linux based OS. I have attached another external drive to it so I can copy all of its contents. The second drive was mounted automatically and shows up ...
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Computer beeps on bluetooth file transfers - can't stop

I have a Windows 7 Pro computer which is configured to receive a file from another computer (Windows XP) every 30-60 seconds. This file is a screenshot of the second computer. We're not allowed to ...
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Cannot directly transfer files beetween 2 or more android devices using LinuxMint

I have LinuxMint on my PC, I plugged in 2 android phones in the USB slots and when I try to copy/move files 'into' the device SD card it shows, Error while copying "File_name". But it works if ...
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Receive a file using runscript (minicom scripting language)?

With runscript one can script minicom serial line sessions. I try to script the reception of a file transferred with ymodem. Minicom uses external programs for file transmission. I tried runscript's "!...
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Can the “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” halt be stopped when copying files?

When I copy data on my computer, I get a dialogue box with the message Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties? I know why this message pops up, but it does not make it ...
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Slow File Transfer over Gigabit Network

There are a few computers connected to a computer (Windows 7 x64) via a Gigbait network in order to transfer file, however lately the transfer of files has been really slow (11Mb/s) I have already ...
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Extremely slow wireless file transfer on specific computer

I have a Linksys E4300 router which works great. I bought an HTPC with a Gigabyte E350N and plugged a TP-LINK TL-WN723N. The HTPC is about 5mts from the router and without any wall in the middle. The ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad y510p, MATSHITA DVD-RAM results CRC error while coping 7GB file from Double Layer DVD

I Have Ideapad y510p with MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ8DB. While I tring to copy 7GB file do HDD almost in the middle (after 42%) it stucks and after a while it prompt that file can't be copied due to error. ...
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File copy and paste over RDP stopped working

I use Remote Desktop from a Window 8.1 Pro 64 bit PC to a remote Windows XP Pro SP3. Recently I noticed copy&paste of files does not work in either direction. Copy&paste of text and images (...
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How can I transfer files from Window 8 to Windows 7 (since Easy Transfer won't work)?

I am trying to transfer files from my Acer Windows 8 computer to my new Gateway laptop with Windows 7. I have finally learned that Easy Transfer program will not work in this direction. Please ...
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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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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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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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Merging Folders/Moving Files: always replace file if new one is larger

I have a few hundred folders of photos that I was able to recover. It's great since I had to really root around through other sources to build a new archive of these same photos. However, I know that ...
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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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Seagate GoFlex NAS + Horrible Speed = Bad Experience

I am having issues with transfer speeds from my desktop PC to my NAS. I have my NAS hooked up to a Gigabit Gateway as well as my Desktop with Cat 5e. I see up to 4.0 MB/Second Transfer Rates, the ...
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Sending a file to uCLinux

I have a board running uClinux, and I need to send a file to it, but I'm not sure how... I have a RS232 port, and Ethernet port with an IP address at my disposal, I can telnet to the board, but ...
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Manually transferring USMT2.UNC to fresh install. File and Settings Transfer Wizard doesn't work.

USMT2.UNC is an image file that the File and Settings Tranfer Wizard creates. I copied the image to an external HDD. When I tried to drag the file (which is half the size of the internal HDD) to my ...
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Midnight Commander copy/rename with replaced characters

I would like to copy/rename (F5/F6) with regex (regular expression) mask all the tagged files or directories with names containing space or á or é characters replaced with underscore and a and e ...
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Where did my rsync'd file go?

I just copied a very large file (> 10 gb) from one EC2 server to another using rsync: rsync -asv -P xtrabackup_2012_07_08_21h20m.tar.gz staging:/mnt/backups This took a couple of hours. Then, after ...
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How do I transfer a file from to another computer using WinPE command line?

I want to develop a custom image for Windows 7 and I am following this guide I am having a problem with the last step. After I create the "install.wim" image at the root of my hard disk I need to ...
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Prevent Overloading of Router on Large File Transfer

Okay, so I had some router issues when trying to move a lot of stuff to my new FreeNAS server a few days ago. I'd like to find a way to prevent overloading my router in the future. Here's what I have: ...
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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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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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Files copied from USB drive to any directory on OSX Lion disappear on complete

So, using Finder, I can locate a backed up file on an external USB drive, copy it or drag and drop it to a folder such as Documents or Downloads on OSX Lion and the progress bar will tick along till ...
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exfat sd volumes transfer to pc

Camcorders are now being upgraded to handle large sd cards in excess of 32 GB. I am now seeing cards upto 128 GB. How does one move these files to a windows pc so as to burn to a BlueRay disk.