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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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Select files which end with certain characters

Is there any way to select files which end with certain characters in Windows? I have a folder which contains a large number of pictures which have been created but with a resized size, and I'd like ...
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Non-ISO extended-ASCII text

when i tried to know the encoding of the file all.txt using $ file all.txt it shows this message all.txt: Non-ISO extended-ASCII text, with very long lines what is the kind of this encoding ...
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Windows 8 safe file copy?

Does Windows 8 64-bit copy files safely in the explorer (safe = write + verify the write) between folders? If not, is there a built-in or 3rd party tool that can? I want to leave no doubt that the ...
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How to enlarge RAID5 array with MegaRAID WebBIOS?

I'm a little confused with RAID5. I created a RAID5 array group from WebBIOS with 6 drives. Then created an XFS partition on this RAID5 drive. How can I enlarge the RAID5 without losing data? In ...
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How can I know what subfolders rm -rf attempted to delete first?

I mistakenly run rm -rf on a wrong folder and than cancel the operation after two seconds. The folder is quite big with many subfolders and maybe 1% was deleted. How can I know what subfolders rm ...
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Strange replication between volumes

In one PC i found strange issue: there are two folders C:\folder1\ and D:\folder2 on it, when i create file in one of them (either), the same file instantly appears in another folder. What can cause ...
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Convert .oxps file to .pdf file on Windows 8

I have done a university assignment and accidentally saved it as an .oxps file... How might I convert .oxps file to .pdf on Windows 8?
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Easiest method of creating multiple Word documents with incremental number?

I need to create about 80 Word documents that are identical except for a numerical identifier in the document. The identifier is the same as the document filename, eg. the document named "SN-100.doc" ...
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Files not sent (msdos/ftp)

I have a problem. I tried to upload a video to my company platform by ftp using msdos comands. The conection does ok and it returns the message "ftp: 687036 bytes sent in 1.75s 393.49kbytes/s. ftp>" ...
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Random IO error with NAS

We currently have really mysterious error with our NAS (Synology DSM). We have multiple workstation with Windows 7 64 bits / Windows 8 64 bits. In multiple program we have IO error or file not found ...
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How can I copy a folder from the Linux command line (ssh)?

Say I'm in the / folder in a remote Linux machine I connect to over ssh. There's a folder called testapp. /testapp I want to create an exact copy of this called: /testapp-staging Using a GUI I ...
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Can't delete nested libraries file

So, the thing is - I installed Arduino some time ago, and all of a sudden it stopped working. I did som ressearch, but found no answers, until some days ago when I stumbled upon something ...
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Store the filename of the extracted file in a text file

what is the best way to store the filename of an extracted file in a text file? I have a script that extract a single file from a tar file and then I need to store the name extracted file to a txt ...
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Move all files in sub-directories to current directory while renaming duplicates

I have a number of subdirectories and I would like to move any files contained therein to the current directory using a one line Terminal command on the Mac. I know that my file names are not all ...
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Multiple File Splitting in Windows or Linux

We have a 21TB LUN full of images that are approx 600K in size in multiple sub folders on the disk. We are trying to split the 21TB LUN into 8 smaller LUNs that are about 2.6TB a piece in order to ...
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merge/join/concatenate hundreds of ts files into one ts file

Downloading a video stream with curl, I ended up with ~400 *.ts files, each about 1MB in size. They are sequentially numbered video1.ts, video2.ts, ...video400.ts. I now need to concatenate them into ...
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Possible to determine filename encoding (en masse)?

Using Windows 7, is there a way to search for files that contain non-ANSI encodings in their filenames? I was stumped to find a document with a first letter that was encoded in UTF8. I have no idea ...
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Nano usablely open second file

Is it possible to open second file into Nano text editor not by browsing files in program interface (it's not so usable because you can't do nothing like search etc in it) but in command line or in mc ...
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How can I find the FULL PATH for a file that is located in the “Program Files” (Win8)

I'm having trouble finding the full path for an executable file in Windows 8. I tried the "hold shift, right click, and copy as path" method. But that doesn't seem to work with .exe files in the ...
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What does the * mean next to a filename in the ouput of the command ll? [duplicate]

I have a doubt related the output of ll command. When, in my shell, I execute the ll command I obtain this output: -rwxrwxr-x 1 andrea andrea 104215 ott 15 15:56 atmosfs* Why I have the * next to ...
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How to rename files and replace characters?

I have a group of files that have : (colon) within the name. I need to replace the : with - (dash). Is there an easy way to do this in a script? Sample FileName: ...
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Renaming multiple files at once with a pattern on Ubuntu

I have around 300 files named some_name_123456789.zip another-name2_987654321.zip something(1)_123454321.zip [2]something_987656789.zip I need to rename them all to ds_123456789.zip ...
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How can I remove an image file that freezes my computer each time I interact with it?

There is an image file that I just can't seem to get rid of no matter how hard I try. If I click on it, try to delete it, right-click on it, try to open it up, etc., it freezes my computer and I'm ...
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Encrypted file format that is supported on PC and MAC

I need to make an encrypted file on a PC that I can burn to CD and give a mac user who wants to decrypt it without having to install a program? is this even possible? thanks
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Is it possible to have dynamic files with the contents being at some internet resource? [closed]

Maybe this is a stupid question, because, if this was trivial, Dropbox and other similar tools would have made use of the functionality. And if it was trivial it would create horrible security holes. ...
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Why do linux kernels include files for all devices?

The kernel for my device includes so many files for other devices and situations that my device cannot use. The kernel carries around the files for everything and is much bigger than just the files ...
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*.cs files set to open with Notepad - how to restore?

I accidentally opened a Aspx.cs file in Notepad and now all *.cs files have been set to open with Notepad. What should I do to restore this "open with" setting for *.cs files to their original ...
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how to use dir and copy together to search directories and copy to a folder

I need to search a specified folder and its subdirectories for file(s), then copy them to a specified folder somewhere else. Is it possible to use dir and copy with a pipe? dir /s foo???.txt | copy ...
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Bash- how to select a directory based on the number of files it contains

I want to select all the subdirectories in a given folder that have a certain number (in this case, 75) files within them. Then I want to take the name of each of these subdirectories and assign it a ...
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How to Protect files on USBs

So I want to have files on my USB Stick, which you cannot delete or edit, so read only. They also need to remain on the USB when formatted by Windows, or diskmgmt.msc. Is there any way of making ...
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How to extract text from a large file, starting at first occurrence of string?

I have a large log file I want to review. All the bad stuff starts at the certain occurence of an error string. I want to then look at the last x lines from that point and see what might have caused ...
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Deleted IMAP account/Personal folder… safe to delete *pst files?

I recently deleted IMAP accounts in Outlook 2007 as well as a Personal Folder that was no longer essential. (Just in case I repented of that decision, the Personal Folder was backed up and transferred ...
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How can I tell how long a particular file has been in a directory?

I want to find (and delete) all files from a directory that have been in the directory longer than X days. I know that I can find files that haven't been modified in an hour with find /directory/* ...
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I can't answer my Windows drive from PCManFM

I have a Windows installation and a Windows installation. I'd like to get onto my windows drive and copy some files over to linux without rebooting, but when I open up my file manager (PCManFM), and ...
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Script for modify file content in specified files

I tried searching previous questions but none worked or I couldn't adapt them to my needs I want to write a script that asks for: folder criteria old string new string And replace every file in ...
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Folder only seen with unticking “Hide Protected Operating System files”?

I got an external flash drive, plug into my school's lab for use, and came back noticing all my folders have gone missing! The space shown taken is still the same, then i played around with all Folder ...
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How to recover missing .txt file?

I was using my pc and writing things on my .txt file where i store my everyday'' to-do '' like clean the house wash the dog pay x bill pay z bill but the problem is the power was shut down on my ...
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Mac OS: don't delete file while renaming

I remapped my Mac keybindings, so that files are deleted by pressing just the delete key, like in Windows. Unfortunately, when renaming a file and pressing delete ("forward delete one character"), ...
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File with illegal character in name

I need to access a file on a network drive, but the file has a : in its name. This makes Windows rather unhappy. I cannot rename the file through any method on Windows, so I tried a Mac computer. It ...
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Linux command line / Move files filtered by lexicographic order

I have some files in a directory that are named IMG_0001.jpg ... IMG_9999.jpg. I want to move to another directory the files that lexicographically have a name greater than IMG_9431.jpg How can I do ...
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How much can data be compressed? [closed]

Is there a scientific limit to how much data can be compressed? What i mean is, compression is essentially representing a larger amount of data ith a smaller one, such as representing a=abc b=def ...
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Recover a file with a wrong suffix?

I wrote a text Under Libre Office and wrongly named the file with a .txt suffix. And closed it. When I tried to open it. it was said corrupt. And was displayed in non understandable characters. What ...
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How can I find all files on a folder tree that have a none alpha numeric characters in it

I have taken over from someone else a lot of historic data. However the file names are totaly random and badly formatted IMHO. To start with I want to get a list of all files that contain spaces, or ...
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Is there a delete trigger called on deleting an html file?

How is it that when I delete the file, say Stack Overflow.htm, the folder Stack Overflow_files is automatically deleted along with it? And does this user have control over this? Strictly talking for ...
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Of all things… (in-depth and NTFS-related)

I was using 7-Zip and found some files that I was wanting to take a look at the hex dump of (out of curiosity) prefixed by a dollar sign. I used it to copy the files to a directory that I knew that ...
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Copying File From One User To Another

So I have this file stored in my account. It's postgres dump. To be able to use postgres it seems that I have to execute the following command 'sudo su - postgres'. Once I do this I am now working as ...
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Difference between 'du' and 'du -b'?

root@host:/var/log/apache2# du access.log -bh 753M access.log root@host:/var/log/apache2# du access.log -h 1.2G access.log Why is there such a huge difference in size for the same file?
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Should I compress hard drives containing large video files?

I have a media computer that stores large video/movie files of about 8GB per file... It is also used for media playback. Is it a good idea to compress the hard drives? how much space would I gain with ...
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How to transfer files between drives? CentOS [duplicate]

I'm basically going to get an SSD for my Dedicated server. All my current files are on the SATA drive. If I were to make the SSD my primary drive, how would I transfer over all the SATA files to it?