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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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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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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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Adding 'Move To' to windows file context menu

Something like 'Send to' (but it copies or creates shortcuts), I'd like to move (cut and paste) files to custom locations by just right clicking file > 'move to' > list of select few folders. Is ...
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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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Windows 7 batch: Change to program folder before starting program

My program opens nicely with a Windows 7 shortcut. I want that in a batch file. Contents of shortcut [full path] copied into *.bat opens program minus needed hidden parameters. I tried preceding with ...
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How Windows arranges files by date

In Windows 7 if I have files arranged by date on the desktop with newest being last, then files are automatically places at the end (i.e. right bottom) as I update them. The exception seems to be ...
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why does this adobe illustrator file not save as jpeg properly?

When I click save for web, and choose jpeg (or any other image format for that matter), there's this random black line that appears that's not there before. Here's the file in question ...
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Linux - File was deleted and then reappeared when folder was zipped

I am using Backtrack 4 Final, which is a Linux distro that is Ubuntu based. I had a directory that contained around 5 files. I deleted one of the files, which sent it to the trash. I then zipped the ...
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Strange memory access error on actions

There is one error happening in one of my local machines (3 machines), which remains unsolved for me. I'm running Microsoft Windows XP SP3, all latest updates and the error happens on attempts to do ...
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Downloading data from remote server

hey guys, i have a dedicated remote server, where i have downloaded a file say of 1GB, now i want to place the file directly inside my local folder, now problem is i cannot download the same file from ...
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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. ...
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Windows 7, C:\ Saved Files Become Unmovable

I've got an issue that I've had happen on two completely different Windows 7 computers. Basically, I'm accidently able to save a file to C:\, and then unable to do anything with these files later ...
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Garageband file backwards compatibility

Is there anyway to open a file made with Garageband 5 in Garageband 4? Would it be possible to open it in another program, like Audacity, so that I can re-edit? I'm a bit new to Macs, so if someone ...
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Tool/code/extension for tagging files

There are a lot of articles on how you can tag files in Windows 7, such as: http://lifehacker.com/#!232891/tag-files-and-save-searches-in-windows-vista Furthermore there are some tools like ...
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Windows xp - recover document opened directly from IE

Attempting to help a family member recover a document. The word 2007 document was downloaded and opened directly from a webmail interface using Internet Explorer running on Windows XP. The user saved ...
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How to find files not accessed for the period of time without atime in linux?

Is there a way in the linux to find files which were accessed (read, write, doesn't matter) during computer boot and work? Or even better files that were NOT accessed at all during some time? I know ...
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Needing to stream video or audio, and manage it as a file

I am using ffserver to stream video from my webcam to over the net. I am looking to make these streams available as a file, so I can serve them over http and through an apache server uri scheme. I ...
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How do I make tcpdump to write to file for each packet it captures?

I'm running the following version of tcpdump: tcpdump version 4.0.0 libpcap version 1.0.0 I want to make tcpdump write to a file for each packet it captures. Currently, I could only see the ...
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Recovering corrupted VB.NET Form file?

Good day. This question is directly related to this one I made here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4911099/there-is-no-editor-available-for-form1-vb-error There, I was working on my VB.NET 2010 ...