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Finding files greater or smaller than a certain size with user input (Linux)

I'm writing a script that will ask a user if you wants to find a file greater than or smaller a certain size but i'm having trouble calling the variable (input) of the user. read -p "Do you want to ...
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Virus Effected to my pendrive

I am using scandisk 8 GB pendrive. I am a programmer so I put my project details and my projects in that pendrive, by using folders. Now the problem is that my folders are becomig hidden, when I am ...
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What is the purpose of the hidden files from OS X on my FAT32 external drive (only viewable in Windows)

I have a LaCie external hard drive that I'm using on both Windows 7 and on Mac OS X. I've noticed that when I create files on the drive while it's plugged into my Mac, when I bring it back into ...
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How to delete all occurrences of .BackupManager and BackupManager.list from C:\ drive on Windows 7?

I just bought an Acer Aspire 5551. Nifty little laptop, great price. Last night, I tried Acer Backup Manager for the first time. Besides taking hellish long (compared to SyncBack), it also created a ...
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Linux file privileges

How can I check and set who can view or open a given folder or file?
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How can I convert an IFO file to play on youtube?

Is there a free way to convert an IFO file to play on youtube? I have a very short clip that I need to load to our website.
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Archiving emails as individual text files + attachments on newer OSs than XP (like Express Archiver)?

I'm looking for Windows 7, MacOS and Ubuntu Linux equivalents of Express Archiver for Windows XP that archived Outlook Express emails to individual files. http://www.expressarchiver.com/ This ...
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How to determine if file on another machine is being accessed

I would like to determine if a file on another computer (or network) is currently being accessed. Ideally, I want to perform this task in a batch file, but other methods of performing this feat is ...
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Visual Studio 2010 hangs when opening file

Having this problem with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate where it hangs when trying to open any file. This is a very specific setup, so I don't even know where to start searching for a solution. I'll try ...
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How do I keep Mac OS X from saving hidden files on my flash drive?

Hidden files and folders like .fseventsd, .Spotlight-V100, .TemporaryItems, and .Trashes are getting dumped in my flash drive every time I plug it into my Mac... How do I keep it from doing this? ...
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Open local files on Safari

I would like to know if there is a way (i.e. plugin) to open local files on Safari as i am used to do with FF or IE. Suggestions anyone? EDIT: I do not want to open the file using "Open->File", but i ...
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I can't edit /etc/init.d/rc.sysinit as local - vi says it's [readonly]

I have a rootkitted SUSE Linux and I'm trying to fix it. I have root privileges but when I go: cd /etc/init.d vi rc.sysinit vi tells me the file is [readonly]. The owner of the file is root.root ...
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how to delete invisible files

I scanned my flash drive for viruses using avast free. It didn't found a threat. But it said that there are files that couldn't be scanned. How do I delete those files? I can't see it even if I set ...
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Ubuntu, search for a file and also look in all sub-directories?

If I am in a particular directory path, I want to search for all files in any folder/sub-folder. How can I do this?
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657 views

ISO - Update file internally without remaking

Is there a way, on Windows 7, to update a file inside an ISO? Right now I extract all the files, update the file, then re-create the ISO.
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Can I pin a file to the taskbar in Windows 7? If I can, how?

For example, I have a password protected .ODT file that I use to manage login information. I would like to pin this file to the taskbar so I can click it to open the file in OpenOffice.org (or ...
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Change the file from .mat to .txt

How can I convert a .mat file into a .txt file with all the headers? I do not know how many fields are present. How do I export this data? I have MATLAB. I tried in MATLAB: load('test_data.mat'); ...
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Using Robocopy for file rotation

I am looking for a way to use robocopy to rotate log files. Currently I have a batch file using robocopy to copy files and log the results to a specified folder location. What I would like to do is ...
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Is it possible to change the maximum folder+file length? (on win 7) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Extend maximum file path size in Windows 7? Hi all, I wish to allow my computer (on windows 7) to work with longer folder+file names. Is it possible?
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How can I open a random file in a folder? [closed]

Is there a program or .bat that will open a random file in the current folder?
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How to change extensions?

In Windows 7, I want to change an .ai (Adobe Illustrator) file extension to a .pdf extension...How do I do this? I have tried renaming the file, but Win7 still thinks it is a .ai file...how do I ...
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Java file replication

I have a java application that write some things on local disk and I need to have a replica in a remote system. Is there any usable tool for it?
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Windows Vista Basic - I cannot copy file from CD

I have windows vista basic laptop. There were two antivirus programs Symantec Norton Antivirus and Avast. Both were removed. So there is no AV software at all. I am trying to copy file (probably ...
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Outlook 2010 + Move IMAP PST file = Outlook data file cannot be accessed

I set up a new IMAP account in Outlook 2010. It works but creates IMAP PST file in C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook. I want the file on my data drive in D:\Users\User\Documents\Outlook ...
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What's the deal with writing to hidden files?

If I edit a hidden file in Notepad, I can save changes. Editing and then attempting to save that same file in Wordpad causes an "Access to C:...\file.txt" was denied" dialog to pop up. In my very ...
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How can I get my image previews back in explorer?

For some reason, first all .png images stopped previewing, and now ALL images stopped. It's very frustrating as it's difficult to see what I'm doing. Is there a way to get it back? This is how it ...
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Access file by its id and change file attributes

Just like every file also directories have file id. You can see them by typing ls -i How do I view file content by its id? How do I change directory attribute to file (remove D) and vice versa!
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How can I get write permission for the Web (Inetpub) directory on a new Win 7 machine?

I mirror my Web site on my laptop, and am trying to move the mirror site to a new laptop. I copied the files to the Inetpub directory, and can view them perfectly, but they are read-only (the ...
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Windows 7 recreate my .exe/.dll files

i have a few programs that check if file exist, and if its old version delete him and paste the new one. However under Windows 7 Professional i can't delete the file some System process is always ...
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How do I remove file properties like 'user' and 'computer'?

How can I remove file properties like 'user' and 'computer' in Windows 7? I think this is 'personal information' and don't want the file to have this information when I share it.
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What do .# file names mean in Linux?

This is probably trivial, but I'm quite new to Linux and I was unable to find any info online. In a folder, I can execute the command find . -regex '.*py' and get the following result: ...
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Mac OS X file recovery [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to find the original content when the folder is already “replaced”? Is there any free undelete software for the Mac? I thought that all operating ...
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Moving files from Public folder to C: takes a minute, even though they are same hard drive and same partition?

I have a big file, like 2GB, and would like to move it from Network -> Bookroom -> Users -> Public (this is the computer in the bookroom in the house) to c:\myfiles and they are ...
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Is it possible to toggle hidden files without relaunching Finder?

There are several ways how to toggle hidden files - via a shell command, or AppleScript, or Automator action, or even a Dashboard widget. All of them close and reopen Finder windows, which is quite ...
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VERY large text files and Snow Leopard

Sometimes I need to work on EXTREMELY large text files. 200-300 megs or more. My favorite text editor on my MacBook Pro is TextMate. However, TM chokes on very large text files. Even ones around ...
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Application to open / edit a very large CSV file (500 MB, 4 million records)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Text Editor for very big file - Windows What editor/viewer to use to inspect large text based files? I have a CSV file which has about 4 million rows and is about 500 ...
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Find out where Data is stored in Windows Vista [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What’s using up my disk space? Best program to visualize file system usage on Windows? I've recently hit the cap on my 450gig HD and I can't seem to figure out ...
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Real time writing to disk

Is there any software out there that can help me track, in real time, files being changed and/or created on my Windows (Windows 7) system? I'm trying to figure out all files being changed when ...
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How to protect Excel cell contents

How can I protect Excel cells contents in a worksheet and also in its xml file format? I want the cells to be read-only.
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Why is “tar” trying to create an empty archive?

I'm trying to use tar to tar files before transfer, so I can keep the entire file path rather than losing it along the way. However, when I try to tar an empty folder, it tells me that it is cowardly ...
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How can I download a file from a SSH session (without using sftp)

I know I can use sftp user@host .... But what I want is to download a file from the existing session. that is. ssh user@host ... do some work ... The main problem I have is that said file is ...
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On windows, how can I list files along with their created, modified and accessed dates?

The 'dir' command has a /T switch which selects whether to display the creation, access or modification time. However, it doesn't seem to be able to list files along with all three dates for each ...
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Hidden file/folder in MacBook Pro (Mac OS X 10.6) Finder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I show hidden files/folders in Finder How can I hide file/folder in Finder and roll it back easily (like windows) and how can I tell Finder to show hidden files ...
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Remove Properties and Personal Information - Batch mode or app

I am trying to remove all the properties\personal information from a set of media files in a bunch of different folders. So far the only way I have found is by clicking into each folder, selecting all ...
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Weird files in User folder

In my user folder (C:/Users/myAccount/) theres a set of interesting hidden files that I've never seen before (right now it's a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate). These are: NTUSER.DAT, ...
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Automatically delete old files from a specified folder?

I want to set up an automatic task that will automatically delete files older than X days from a specific folder. I'd prefer to do it without having to install any 3rd party software, but I'll be ok ...
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Microsoft Word 2008 on the Mac sometimes “Disappears” documents, really

This happens in a computer lab environment, has happened at least 3 times. We are running Microsoft Office 2008 for mac on Leopard, everything is updated. Our user's home directories are on a ...
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Where are all the important files and folders in Ubuntu?

I searched on Google but i couldn't find a good page listing all the important system files and folders in Ubuntu. Does anyone know a good source?
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On a Mac, how can I find all files on a NTFS partition that have the same name, given case *in*sensitivity?

Here's the deal, I have a huge mess of files on an external drive that is formatted as NTFS. I wish to copy all of these files onto my MacBook Pro. NTFS, like sane filesystems, is case sensitive. HFS ...
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Windows Batch Scripting: Newest File Matching a Pattern

This would be lightning quick in linux, but I'm not familiar enough with windows flavour of batch scripting. Basically I want to look for a series of files matching a certain wildcard, and get the ...