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Utility to scan a drive and then break out the file types? [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows utility along the lines of WinDirStat or WizTree that will allow me to create a report based upon found file types. Anyone aware of such a utility?
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Chrome (Ubuntu) opens a new tab for magnet links. How can i tell it to download them instead?

EDIT: duplicate of https://askubuntu.com/questions/108925/how-to-tell-chrome-what-to-do-with-a-magnet-link/133693 When I click on a magnet file link in Chrome (v31.0.1650.57 in Ubuntu) it tries to ...
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gnome3 add new file types for nautilus (instead of text file)

on my Fedora 20 system many file types are grouped under the type "text", for example *.ini, *.txt and so on. So if I sort the contents of a folder by type, it groups them all together, which is not ...
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Way of identifying plaintext file types in bash?

Is there any alternative to the file command that can be used to identify plaintext file types that don't have a magic number? E.g. something I can give a file to that contains JSON and I'll get back ...
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How to open .RAW file with bizarre custom header

I have a bizarre .raw file in the following format, that I need to open for a class project. It has the following structure using the example of a 487x414 photo: The number of rows is two un-signed ...
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.xls file type unknown [closed]

[filename].xls_01 represents a portion of a file that is larger than 25MB. Since the file type was unknown, it was broken into smaller segments in order to make it more manageable. Anyone come ...
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VIM - in colorscheme file, how to have different colours depending on what the syntax is?

I use VIM and I want I use my own customized slate colorscheme (slate-mine.vim). In slate-mine.vim, is there a way for me to do something like if syntax == django html then apply the following ...
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VIM - how to open .html files with django html syntax rather than just html syntax?

I use Django a lot and I just want to open all .html files with the htmldjango syntax rather than html syntax. Is there a way for me to tell vim to open all html files with a htmldjango syntax? ...
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Editing the htmldjango.vim file

I like htmldjango.vim syntax highlighting except for a few things. 1) It highlights all variables (whatever starts with {{ or {% and ends with }} or %}) white and gives it a red font. I want all ...
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creating a basic html vim syntax file

I use vim and type a lot of Django html code and I don't like the htmldjango.vim or html.vim highlighting syntax. I decided I should just create my own basic syntax highlighting for Django html. All I ...
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Is there any program that genuinely recreates the functionality of file types in Windows 7? [closed]

I downloaded about 5 programs and none of them are like the file options in windows 7. In particular you can't give arguments to commands that you're going to open the program with. I tried writing ...
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How to set file association in Windows Explorer?

I have installed the Canopy Python package, and when I double-click a python file it opens the Canopy editor. I want clicking the file to run it, not edit it. I have changed the file properties to ...
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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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How do you open a .msu file?

How does one open an ".msu" file? I'm trying to install PowerShell 2.0 on Windows XP SP3. I read that you can use something called wusa.exe or a packet manager program?
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Configure software to show specific filetype in file->open dialog

I use TexnicCenter as an editor for .tex files and .lua files as well. In the file->open dialog box, only certain filetypes are shown by default (e.g. .tex, .sty, .bib etc.). In order to open a ...
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Convert word to djvu file format? [duplicate]

I want to convert word documents to djvu format, but I can't find any software that can do that. Can someone recommend to me a online converter od some software that can do that? I really need this ...
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Shell Context Menu Commands for Kindle Files Only Showing for Certain Extensions

A while ago, I added a number of context menu commands to import Kindle books into Calibre and convert them to EPUB (under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Amazon.Kindle.content). All associated extensions are set ...
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How to remove file type associations in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I have set up a custom file association for .cfg to open in WordPad, but I can't seem to figure out how to remove it. How do I remove file associations in Windows 7?
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How to find the extension of a file once it has been removed or changed? [duplicate]

Say you are given a file whose extension has been removed or changed (file.tar.gz --> file.blah). This file is decompressed and its contents are used by an application. But you don't have access to ...
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How to change the icon of html files?

Windows (at least XP and Vista, I haven't tried 7) refuses to honor my setting of the icon to show for html files. It insist in showing the paper sheet with the IE logo on it. On XP I changed the ...
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what purpose does HKCU\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\fileexts serve?

Back in the day, one merely need look at HKCR\.ext which would point to HKCR\type-handler. HKCR is now a dynamic link to both HKCU\software\classes and HKLM\software\classes, in a cascade pattern ...
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How to configure Windows to open CSV files directly in the browser?

How can I configure Windows and/or Internet Explorer so it opens online CSV files (files on the internet) directly in the browser without asking to download them? I want the same behavior of TXT ...
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Disable XP SP2+’s FQP Requirement?

I finally gave in and decided to update XP to SP3. One of the things that bothers me about SP2+ and which caused me to put it off for so long is that it requires fully-qualified paths for file-types ...
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How do I dissociate a program from a file type?

If I have a file.class and I opened it with Notepad, how do I destroy that association so that Notepad is not associated with .class? I do not want to change the .class association to another program ...
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Java weirdest behaviour ever?

Overnight, Java seems to have been corrupted on my computer. I had Java JDK and regular Java installed. The first thing that was happening when I tried to execute a .jar file was a message asking how ...
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Give different file types different icons but have them open with the same program

I have several file types that I want to have open with the same program. I also want them to have different icons. When I set one file to have a different icon, it changes the icon for all of the ...
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change application associated with an extension

In windows 7 how can I change the application that opens a the files of a specific file extension without changing anything else about the file type i.e.: I don't want the current icon to be changed ...
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General Compressibility Of Various File Formats [closed]

Has anyone come across list of which file formats generally compress well (in general algorithms)? Generally, text files .txt compress well, and media-files (.mp3, .avi, etc) do not compress well. ...
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Change file type descriptions in Windows 7

I am using a certain file type (.QTZ) which I have successfully linked to an application. When I double click, the correct application starts. However, in Windows Explorer, it still says it is a "QTZ ...
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Extend capabilities of Finder's quick view

When you have selected a text, source, html file, etc., in Finder and press spacebar, a quick view will come up showing content. When the file extension isn't one that is recognized, it will instead ...
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Is this a File Header / Magic Number?

I've got 120,000 files (way more, actually; this is just an arbitrary subset) of an unknown type. Linux file does not identify them (not that they're necessarily Linux files), nor do any other methods ...
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How can I open a .alx or .cod or .prc or .sis file on a computer?

I found a .zip file of something, and I downloaded it. Inside it were only a .alx and a .cod file (presumably of the same thing). I don't have a Blackberry. Is there a way to open one of the two of ...
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How do I find out what the file-type of an image is?

I have image that is not opening. However online convertors are able to convert it. How do I retrieve the image format? When opening file in text editor, the following information may be found: ...
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What is an effective way to get the count of file types on the drive?

I have a 2TB drive with a ton of media from the last 10 years. Audio, video, photos, etc... Ton of files. Is there an effective way to summarize the file types on the drive? For instance, I'd like ...
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Identify recovered filetype

I'm searching some info about this file. It was recovered from a failed HD, with Ontrack EasyRecovery. The file extension may not be accurate. I tried with TrID (I'm the developer), and based on the ...
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Windows explorer displays application path instead of file type

Windows explorer in Type columns sometime displays Type name like: "XXX File", sometime displays associated application name like "Adobe Acrobat Document", and for some application it displays full ...
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What file types could possibly be a worm or contain a viral infection

On Windows what file extensions do you have to look out for concerning viruses/worms? I ask because I'm wondering if there's a point in scanning .cfm files.
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How can I change a file type's default program while keeping its current default icon on Windows 7

Let's say I want to open XML files in Notepad, I can change the default program through Control Panel > Programs > Default Programs > Associate a file type or protocol with a program. However, that ...
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Copy files of certain type in directory and subdirectories preserving structure

Simply put, my question is the same as this but for Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Note that I want to copy only files of a specific file type, and that I must preserve the directory structure and names. ...
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Program to find filetype [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a tool that can determine the file type from containing data? Short: I need a program that can identify the filetype of a file regardless of it's extension ...
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which file type to install my virtual hard disk in while installing a new machine on virtualbox?

I got some options like VHD, VMDK, HDD, and VDI is there a file type that is most commonly used and is supported by most other virtual disk software?
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Identifying plot format

I have program writing unknown (for me) plot format. Please help identifying. file.plo: ax 16 16 xr 0 3500 yr 0 3500 tc 7 5 7 5 ra -12 6. 5. 0.1 0.1 0.963 dr ra -12 9. 5. 0.1 0.1 0.219 ...
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How can you move (or copy) all files of a certain type to a directory in Unix?

I'm not very familiar with all the tricks of grep/find/awk/xargs quite yet, so be patient with me =] I have a particular file type say *.xxx, in random places throughout a certain directory. How can ...
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Sublime Text 2: Editing associated filetypes in Plist.info won't work

I edit lots of .sass, .scss, html.twig files. And so I wanted to associate these with Sublime Text 2. Because by default some of them get the "binary"-icon, some the "blank sheet"-icon which sucks in ...
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How do I set icons and description of file types associated with Notepad++?

I tried using Nirsoft's File Type Manager to change the icons and file descriptions of individual file types associated with Notepad++. However, if I change the icon of one file type, all of the other ...
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How to mass remove symbolic links in Windows (amongs regular files that share similar name in many folders)?

Is there anyway to quickly remove many symbolic links in many folders that contains many other files. E.g some command in command prompt (be able to delete all slink created from day XX for example)? ...
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How do you search for specific text in specific file types? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I grep in source files for some text? What's the command to search for specific text in specific file types, recursively, under the current directory?
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Filetype associations in Linux

I'm curious how file association management is implemented in Linux. Where is the related information stored? How do I modify it (I'm interested in non-KDE-based ways; I know there's a system ...
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Does there exist a folder content reporter with printing and filtering?

Is there a utility that will generate a list of all file-names of a particular type in a given folder, and allow that list to be printed? Windows search fulfills my UI wish-list but the search ...
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Computer management(Device manager) is not launching by right click on My Computer?

I face this problem very commonly whenever I install the fresh Windows 7 it works only for a week or may be twice but after that it gives me error and all the time I've to run it through the run ...