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Differences between purposes of inode, fork and extended file attribute?

I was wondering what differences are between inode, fork and extended file attribute? All seem to me store attributes about a file. Are there differences between the attributes they store? Are these ...
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Relationship of iNode indirect pointers to maximum file size

Let's say you have an iNode that is filled to capacity with no indirect pointers. If you give it one indirect pointer, does its maximum file size simply double?
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ISZ (compressed ISO format) viewer for Mac OS X

Is there any utility available that mount or view ISZ files (the compressed ISO format used by Ultra ISO) in Mac OS X?
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Unix/Mac [bash/c api]: detect if a given path points to a file on a removable device

Is there a *nix command or C api that will tell the type of the storage device given the path to the file (resolving the mounts, symlinks, etc)? I need to find out whether the file lives on a ...
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Tail the filename, not the file

In UNIX (OS X BSD to be precise), I have a "tail -f" command on a log file. From time to time I want to delete this log file so I can more easily review it in my text editor. I delete the file, and ...
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Files beginning with “._” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the purpose of the hidden files from OS X on my FAT32 external drive (only viewable in Windows) Sometimes when my wife works on photos in Photoshop on her Mac, ...
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Why do different du versions report different file sizes?

at our organization we have a windows file server, which I use to store a large number of files. This file server is mounted using smbmount on 2 clusters. Cluster A runs CentOS 4.8, and du version ...
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How to change the address at FAT(or similar) to change the location of file?

I have a huge file which is about 67 GB is size. It takes a long time to move this file from one drive to another. So is there a way, from which I can change its memory address(I dont know the ...
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Can't copy files with 'additional permissions' to ext4 drive — files that have @ after permissions, like -rwxrwxrwx@

I am copying files from Snow Leopard to a mounted ext4 share via Samba, that's on a Fedora machine. Some files cannot be copied, and give this error: The operation can’t be completed because you don’t ...
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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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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: tool to list of the user who accessed a particular file and when

I a windows I can look at the Last Access time of the file and it will show me when well a file has been touched last time. Is there any tool which could give me the list of the users who accessed ...
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Are there any issues with having huge folders?

My site requires 10,000+ 1-2 seconds mp3 clips, saved as individual files. They are each about 12Kb in size. Are there any potential issues with storing them all in one huge folder as word_1.mp3, ...
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Does NTFS overwrite file on the same physical location (sector)?

I want to recover an overwritten file on a NTFS partition. Let's say I have file named A in a directory. I made another file but I saved this new file with the same name, "A". Will the new file ...