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Some files are being corrupt in external hard drive

I have the LaCie Hard Disk Max 2TB . I've noticed that some of my files (in very rare cases) are corrupted in this storage . Most of them are songs (.m4a , .mp3) . The only option was to find again ...
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Is there any way to list all files in a Mac terminal that have a specific owner?

In my case the ownership would belong to Macports, which I removed. However, I found there are still some files here and there that apparently belong to Macports and I would like to remove them as ...
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hard drive issue backup files in chunks?

Im on windows 7 and my hard drive is dying. I can backup the smaller files, however, when backing up larger files the HD stops working half way through. I have to restart the hard drive (usb) and then ...
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How upload files larger than 5GB to Amazon S3 in Windows?

I need to send some SQL Server files from my Windows Server 2008 to Amazon S3. After doing some researches I found some programs that do that, but it (the freewares) can't : send files larger than ...
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Using a file input as stdin for a shell script does not work

I have the following script code: test.sh echo "BEGIN" while read CMD <&1; do [ -z "$CMD" ] && continue case "$CMD" in start) echo "get_start" ;; ...
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How do I find the codec I just installed?

So I just downloaded CamStudio Lossless Codec 1.5 and ran the setup (http://free-codecs.com/camstudio_lossless_codec_download.htm). I did not see any hints during the setup process as to where ...
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How do I print multiple DOCX files alphabetically?

I have a ZIP file that my PHP web application outputs. It contains merged DOCX files with user names for printing. The file structure is just like this: Adam Gray.docx Amanda Black.docx Benjamin ...
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how to find the latest folder in unix from windows?

I have a path in unix /aaa/trial/<xxx>. means it has /aaa/trial/123 /aaa/trial/124 /aaa/trial/125 <xxx> is a folder which will change for each extract produced and it is an increasing ...
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190 views

How to reference a git repository?

What should the actual path to a git repository 'file' be? It's common practise when cloning from github to do something like: git clone https://user@github.com/repo.git And I'm used to that. If I ...
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Unable to delete file via quoting, escaping or using inode

I wrote a Perl script and fat-fingered the name of my output file inserting a space in the file name, so now I have my_file .txt I have tried the following with no success (and no errors reported): ...
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Overwriting a files in place on NTFS

Let's say I have a Python program that opens a file and overwrites it with zeros, and I run it on a Windows 7 computer formatted in NTFS. If this is done on an HDD (not an SSD) will the file be ...
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In Windows XP Professional, is there a limit on the number of files that can be contained in a single folder? [duplicate]

I am running Windows XP Professional, service pack 3. Right now I have 4,398 files in a single folder, and Windows XP seems to read it fine. How many more files can I place in this same folder, ...
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Looping and reading by line in Bash [closed]

Read a file of server names (.txt) line by line loop through each server name and connect by ssh Any suggestions, comments, and ideas?
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Lost changes to a JavaScript file in my documents on Windows 8 after Auto Repair

I was working on a web application in Visual Studio (an IDE). It automatically saves my progress as I work on the site, when I launch it for testing. After a while of working on the app, my computer ...
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224 views

Old MsWord file opening with junk characters

I want to open an old Ms Word file. The file is opening but its showing junk characters instead of the actual text. Before the file opens, the system asks me to choose some encoding. Can anyone help, ...
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What do you call bits bytes KB MB GB…?

I know that these all can measure file sizes but the size of a file can be expressed by any of them. I also am not asking for how many KB are in an MB or anything like that because I know that and ...
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466 views

File explorer needs to be restarted w/out admin priv. - HOW?

In Windows 8 how do I restart explorer without admin privileges?
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Unix commands to get last modified date and size of file/folder (NOT LS)

I need a command that retrieves the last modified date and another that gives the size of a file. I've looked everywhere, and I cannot find commands like this. LS will not work.
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Linux, Unix, Windows… Is access/modify time relative to system time?

I have searched, but can't find the right terminology. For example, if today was Friday, and a file was modified on Wednesday, then when I change the system time to Saturday, does the file's mtime ...
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Windows - File size differs from size on disk? [duplicate]

It isn't a major concern of mine, but I am curious as to why a .txt file's size is 21bytes, and the size of it on disk is 4kilobytes. Here is a snapshot of what I mean: I am also wondering if the ...
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restoring wim files from external drive to hard drive on computer

how do I restore wim files to my hard drive? I saved filed after computer crashed, to an external drive. Now I need to restore those files to my hard drive. Thanks
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Why can't one of my files be copied?

I have this mp4 video file on one of my portable hard drives, which could not be copied. It could be played perfectly directly from my portable hard drive but when I copy it to my internal hard ...
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export windows file structure into .csv with date parameters

My real goal is to get a list of the files in my windows file structure into Access, but as there are over 500k files the various bits of VB code I've tried all take a very long time and is not ...
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Grep word in one file, and use that word to match in another file, adding the thing that follows the match

I want to grep several words in file1, and use each word to grep what follows after its match in file2. And then I want to add the string that followed the match to the word I used into file03, so ...
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USB Flash Drive shows empty but definitely had non-hidden files

I have this 16 GB USb Flash Drive and I remember storing a lot of data in it. I used this several weeks later on my Windows PC and it fails to show any files on it. None were hidden and even so, my PC ...
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How can I un-concatenate a bunch of files?

I accidentally made a backup of folder using "copy folder folder_backup" and got a file called folder_backup. It contains all the bits of the folder. And I accidentally deleted the folder. How do I ...
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Collapsing Folders in Windows 8

In Windows 8, is there a quick way to "destroy" a folder, but copy it's contents into the folders directory? For example: Folder F is located in Directory D. Folder F contains File 1 and File 2. ...
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Restore files to a previous version Windows 7

How can I restore files I've recently modified in Windows 7 if I haven't setup the back up feature or created one myself? to a prior state, perhaps a couple of days ago. If that's possible. Maybe a ...
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Log what processes accessed to a file [duplicate]

I am searching for a program to log pid of any process that access to a file. I think such program may be a kernel module.
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785 views

Unable to delete file; name is too long

This question has been asked, but unfortunately none of the suggestions worked. Here is the situation--the file is synced to a local folder on my computer in my /users folder from Google Drive. It is ...
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Folder invisible in file manager, but shows up in terminal with Ubuntu 13.04

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit and I have a directory with 2 folders and a file in it. The problem is that only one of these folders is actually visible in the visual file manager: You can see ...
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DLL not found by program written for XP but run on Win 7

I am running an application that was written for XP on a windows 7 machine. I run the application in compatibililty Windows XP (Service Pack 3) and as administrator. at a certain stage the ...
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How to synchronize files in 2 computers?

I have 2 different laptops that I use for work, they're different so I use one or another depending on my needs. They're usually connected to the same home network (unless I go out and work from ...
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Copy file from my local machine to itself using network

Is it possible to send a file from my local computer to my local computer through the network? (Linux prefered) It must use the network because my goal is to check the transfer speed. I don't use two ...
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Why are Acrobat PDF tags not shown in Windows?

I have added tags such as Author, Subject and Title to some new PDF files I created. But they are not shown in Windows when I view file properties. Why? In order to see this information I have to ...
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Which directory is opencv “installed” in?

Operating System: #! (crunch bang) Dependencies: opencv I am attempting to install cvblob (a library for opencv) and I am at the compilation stage in the directions that of which can be seen below. ...
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Start download automatically when files are copied completely

I am trying to create a utility which can initiate download when files are copied on a FTP folder. I get these files from my another team. They copy new files during their day time and I start ...
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I seem to have multiple copies all over my desktop & external hard drive? [closed]

I have multiple copies of all my music and photos duplicated in all related program files, plus in my documents, which is seen in several locations on the internal hard drive & my external HD. ...
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Cannot copy to file share located in D: volume

I have a service running on a machine (Call this Machine A) that generates files and copies those files to a remote share on another machine (Machine B). Machine B, I had two shares set up: One on ...
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Understanding file ownership Linux

I have a Java program on my Linux box and I wanted to create a little one-liner shell script in /bin to prevent having to navigate to the folder of the program and setting all the command line ...
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Remove file extension in OS X using Terminal

Problem: I have some 200+ files named something in line with "DSC01852.JPG.jpg". I would like to remove the file extension so the result becomes "DSC01852.JPG". Any suggestions? I looked at the mv ...
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Need help sorting

Ok, I get a report every day, a passenger manifest. It is just given in the order that they take the reservation, not the actual time for the passenger pick up. Each order contains 4 lines. Line 1, ...
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Removing the “Open File - Security Warning” in windows 8?

I like to study a lot of code from various sources from around the internet, and a big part of that involves downloading and opening the files to view the source code. Now every time I try to open ...
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Unix moving/removing files from subdirectories

if there are several subdirectories in the current working directory, i would like to move only specific filetypes or possibly all the contents of those directories, to the working directory. and ...
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463 views

How to see media files (namely `flv`) details/info in Windows 7?

I see that for many media files, under Properties/Details there are some needed info like audio/video bitrate, but it seems limited - for example it does not work for flv. Is there a way that would ...
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Powershell script to update XML file content

Please help me create a Powershell script that will go through an XML file and update content. In the example below, I want to use the script to pull out and change the file path in the ...
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How to recover data on a Mac Pro OS X Snow Leopard

I will probably have to replace my hard drive. I have a disk that will restore files (from a previous HD replacement), but the technicians didn't supply me with the serial number, so I can't use it. ...
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Bash - Recursively move all files in folders with given name to their parent directory

I have a document library where all of my files are in folders based on category name but then they are also all in subfolders called 'pdf' as well. Is there a way in bash to scan through all of the ...
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What does it mean when a file is blocked in Windows?

When some files are downloaded from the internet, they are blocked. Some files can still be opened even if they are blocked... I can see whether a file is blocked by opening the file properties ...
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Associate a file type to an application, but with parameters [duplicate]

I like to associate .bla files with c:\myapp.exe -myparam: Example : when I click on d:\hello.bla, I would like c:\myapp.exe -myparam:"d:\hello.bla" to be launched. How to do such file type ...