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Tool to monitor file read/write in unix

Is there any tool/command available in unix to monitor read/writes in a particular file. I also want to collect how much data is being read each time the file is accessed.
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File Attribute of X

I have a file on my Windows 7 machine with the attributes of HX. I understand H means hidden, but what does X mean?
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Why can't gif images copy at a reasonable speed on this dell laptop with XP?

I've got this somewhat old Dell Latitude D810. Strangest thing... If I try to copy anything that has gif files in it the gif files take forever. Like a few minutes per gif regardless of size. ...
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Obtain file access permissions on read-only-mounted volume? (Windows 7)

I made an image of my entire C:\ drive using EaseUS Todo Backup Free, before formatting and setting up a new Windows (7 Professional) system. I can mount that image read-only in Todo Backup and copy ...
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Recovering files from Recycle bin failed and files went permanently missing

I tried to restore a folder from Recycle bin, but it failed midway saying that a bin subdirectory in the original folder location are being used by some process. After I unlocked the bin directory and ...
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Fixing creation time to be = modified time

Somehow, all my mp3 and jpg images on my backup network drive are fine, but my local computer has the creation time BIGGER then the modified time (modified time is the right one). Now, every time I ...
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File and Printer Sharing, in 10.0.0.x

I have a strange problem: When I assign addresses of the form 10.0.0.x to my computers, file sharing (smb) does not work. When I assign them addresse of the form 192.168.1.x it works... OS is XP ...
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Invoking Windows Explorer file copy dialog from shortcut

I want to have a shortcut on the desktop that, upon being clicked, copies files from a network share to the local disk. This is easy enough with xcopy or the like, but is there some way to use the ...
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Copying files to dropbox via ssh results in a wrong file size

Not really sure about the nature of the problem. I ssh to a remote machine. Issue a cd ~/Dropbox cp -r ~/Documents . and getting messages of No such file or directory for specific files ...
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How to create a custom Windows 7 ISO file

I have a customised Windows 7 that was written to USB. But I would like to create an ISO file so that i can install this on Virtualbox, as Virtualbox does not boot from USB. However when I create an ...
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How to configure FSTAB or SAMBA to allow all Windows users to share read/write access?

I have setup a shared folder on my Ubuntu “file server” (actually just an Ubuntu desktop) called "files" in "/home/tech1/Public/files". Also I have created a user group "PBW" that contains all the ...
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opening a GUID usb stick in windows 7

so I have a mac which I have files on. I put in a GUID formatted usb stick and dropped some files on to it. took the stick and plugged in to my netbook with win7. In Devices & Printers it shows ...
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Importing Bookmarks from a Text File (to any browser/website)

I have dozens of text files containing around 60 url's each, accumulated over years of browsing on multiple computers. I wish to import these into any browser, to allow me to then use cross-browser ...
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how can I access router system files?

I want to access my router's files but I don't know how. I own BaudTec router. I tried \\192.168.1.1 , it asks for username-password I gave the same as when I login router web interface but I couldn't ...
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Program to restart a process when files in a directory change (Windows)

I'm looking for a Windows program that will kill and restart a process when a change is made to some files in a directory. Does anyone know of one?
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What options are available for file:// in the Firefox address bar?

Can I narrow the results of the file:// entry in the Firefox address bar? More specifically, can I add wildcards and/or filetypes? I'd like to have the same ability as Windows Explorer in my browser. ...