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Is there any advantage to using ISO vs Folders for CD rips?

I've used ISOs when ripping my CDs just to keep the integrity of the CD, but the only problem is that if I ever needed to edit a file inside, I would wind up unpacking the WHOLE iso, ...
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Opensource duplicate finder for directories?

Is there an open source tool that will tell me if two directories have byte-for-byte identical content? I need a tool that confirms if two directories are the same. A listing of files that I need to ...
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How to disable directory listing in the ColdFusion 8 built-in webserver?

I am using ColdFusion 8, and the built-in webserver as a development environment. In order to access sites hosted by the CF built-in webserver you put site directories in cf_root/wwwroot/ and can ...
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Windows XP fails to uncheck the Read-only attribute from folder (and subfolders) [duplicate]

I am trying to uncheck the the Read-only attribute from a folder (and all subfolders). That folder is my own data folder, that I copied as is to a TrueCrypt drive on my laptop. The TrueCrypt drive is ...
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How can I extract only some specific folders from a tar.gz archive?

Let's say I have the archive website.tar.gz, inside is the following folder structure : home -mike -www -coolwebsite file1 file2 file3 etc. When I ...
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Linux: Show directory content as if it was a file?

I am a bit confused on what a directory really is. In various places I read that in Linux directories are just strings that keep the names of the nested files. In that case is there a way to show ...
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Windows corrupted folder showing infinite size and infinite number of files

I woke up with a bluescreen which is not uncommon for whatever reason (truecrypt probably). Apparently in an Eclipse project's classes folder, a package folder is being displayed by windows as having ...
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Fast large folder comparison utility on Mac (maybe Windows)

I am looking for a tool that could help me compare the contents of 2 big folders and detect what's changed in one of them (files added, modified, moved, copied) compared to the target. I also want to ...
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How can a program open a folder?

I was trying to digest the info at Windows memory management revealed part one, part two but anyway on to the question. The website introduces a program called Process Explorer, and in the download ...
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How can I find a specific file in a directory tree?

Could someone please help me to find all the *.c and *.h files in a directory tree??
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How to hide folders for people that have no access on Windows Home Server? [duplicate]

I have Windows Home Server 2011 running. I can create users and set their permissions on folders, however it would be nice to hide the folders they don't have access to anyways. Is there a way you ...
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Windows 7 Explorer and 'dir' command apparently have *super* hidden files?

I'm writing a little script to help deal with my music library. During development, I encountered some unexpected files in my readout in certain artist folders along the lines of AlbumArtSmall.jpg, ...
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Ways to access directories with long path names under Windows

I have a NTFS partition shared between Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7, where I have created some directories with long path names under Ubuntu, which cannot be accessed by Windows. I wonder if there is ...
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Microsoft Outlook - Is it possible to differentiate incoming mails by author and automatically put into specific personal folders?

Just wondering if this is possible. For example, if I were receiving a lot of emails from one group, could I set a list of folks from the group so that Microsoft Outlook knows to put all those ...
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Duplicate file & folder detection tool with backup

I'm looking for a tool that will detect duplicate files or folders, delete them, but before deletion will copy the file to backup folder just in case the program made a mistake and detect a non ...
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In Win 7, how to arrange videos in a folder in a specific order so they load in VLC player in the right order?

How do I put videos in the order I want them in within a folder? I even tried opening a new folder and cutting + pasting the videos individually in the order I want them but they go out of order ...
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Downloading an (apache) online directory locally using cli (wget …)

Not really a question this one - but alternative answers are certainly welcome! :) Sometimes I need to download files listed in an Apache directory listing, say as in: ...
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Should programs follow symlinks?

A program that recursively traverses a directory tree, needs to figure out what to do about symlinks (and/or junction points on Windows), to avoid going into an infinite loop when a symlink points to ...
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Outlook Advanced Find Exclude Folder Option

I am using the find all unread email search in outlook for my Google Apps email accounts. I noticed that outlook will show messages in pairs of 2, one for the unread imap "inbox" and one for the imap ...
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Outlook folders and sub-folders are all open when I start Outlook

All Outlook sub-folders are open when I start Outlook. How can I change this, (disable). I want all sub-folders closed when I start (open) Outlook. And how do keep this setting as the default ...
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Setting CMD CD to the directory that the batch was run in

I'm trying to create a batch script that will open a program in a different environment (so I can make a portable version of it). I use this set APPDATA=%CD%\data to tell it to do that. The problem ...
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Can't seem to change directory - “No such file or directory” error using PuTTY

I am required to use PuTTY to submit a program but I have never used it before and am having a hard time changing my directory. I am successfully connected to a Linux computer from my own but can't ...
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How do I create a folder name that starts with a dot in Windows 7? [duplicate]

I'm on a Windows 7 machine and need to create a new folder whose name starts with a dot. To be specific, I need to create the folder "C:\USERS\theusername\.ec2" because that is the default location ...
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How to treat a folder as a DVD Video

I have a Video DVD and for faster access I have copied the AUDIO_TS and VIDEO_TS folders to a folder in my Hard Disk. Now, what software can I use to treat this folder as if I am watching the video on ...
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How to force delete a folder or .dll in Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Deleting "undeletable" files in Vista I am trying to delete a folder in Windows XP but when I do, it says: Destination Folder Access Denied You need ...
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How to hide/deal with dotted (.) folders in windows?

There are a lot of applications that uses the dot notation + application name to store it's data. This is common on *NIX systems but it's not recommended by FreeDesktopStandards, in fact they should ...
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Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in?

Where are the user profile directories of Google Chrome located in? It may seem like a very simple question, but I couldn't find it. I checked inside %APPDATA%, but there were noting relevant there. ...
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Is it possible to set a display name different to its real name in Windows 7?

Considering any folder, is it possible to set a different display name for it without changing the real system name? For example, to have a folder on any drive, like D:\foo and let it show up in ...
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POP3 Server Folder Structure Mirroring

Is there any way I can mirror my e-mail reader (Windows Live Mail) the folder structure I made on the webmail application (Outlook Web App)? Currently I have some three or four folders on the server ...
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What is the difference between forward slashes and backslashes in paths? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does Windows use backslashes for paths and Unix forward slashes? What is the main difference between forward slash (/) and backslash (\) in reference to paths, both ...
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RedHat - How to stack folders?

Every time I open a folder and double-click on another folder inside, another folder opens up. If I am finding a file burried in a folder, many folders will open before I can reach the file and then ...
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How to set/keep directory permissions?

I'm using CwRsync to connect from my Windows development machine to a linux webserver : rsync -avuz -e ./ssh --exclude=".svn" /cygdrive/c/xampp/htdocs/project123/ ...
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Program to remember open Explorer folders in case of crash?

TL/DR: I want a power outage and crash proof way of remembering what folders explorer.exe had open. And I'm aware of and don't want to use gorram Total Commander and the like; stop recommending that, ...
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Journaling Folder Size Utility

I have been fascinated with Everything recently. It is a very simple utility that can manage to find stuff incredibly fast on NTFS because it reads the MFT and journal. Is there similar utility for ...
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Folder access on External Hard Drve is extremely slow and sometimes the folder and file info in properties is incorrect

My OS is Windows 7. The external hard drive is a SATA hard drive in an enclosure. As listed in the title the folder access is slow on External Hard Drive. If I click on the left arrow on a folder ...
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How do I delete a folder where the filename was generated by ALT bashing?

I made a folder nameless by holding down the ALT key and typing some numbers. It's not a file with spaces that's the problem. It's that the filename doesn't display anything. Now I can't rename or ...
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Unable to delete folder in windows 7?

I'm unable to delete some folder on my external hard disk. I tried them to delete in safe mode too but I'm not able to perform this. This is a big headache to me now. Even I'm the admin and it still ...
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How to protect a Windows folder without encryption

How can I protect a folder on Windows without encrypting its contents? We have an option of creating Windows accounts for different users. But if multiple users are working on the same machine, we ...
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When are Unix directory permissions enforced

Say I have a directory that only root can access: $ sudo -s $ mkdir ~/rootonly $ chmod 000 ~/rootonly Inside that directory is one with global-everything permissions: $ cd ~/rootonly $ mkdir ...
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Windows 7 - How to make hidden files count when it comes to hard disk space?

I have noticed that hidden files do not count when I hover the mouse to see information on directory size, however hidden files get counted when I click on folder's "Properties". How do I make hidden ...
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directory listing is showing “+” sign

In one of my directory listing I get following output: drwxrws---+ 7 sip sip 4096 Aug 5 13:25 USSDG I am the member of the group sip but I am not able to create any file if I ...
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What is the purpose of the C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Ringtones folder in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2?

In Windows 7 Ultimate I found a set of 10 ringtones inside the folder. And in Windows Server 2008 R2, the folder existed, but it was empty.
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Is there a fast method of changing directory to a symbolic links parent or source?

Say I have folder stucture: |- dir1/ | |- sub1/ | |- dir2/ |- sub1link -> /dir1/sub1/ and my current working directory is sub1link, is there a quick way to either: change directory to ...
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Unable to gain permission to directory on disk [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't delete folder, need permission from adminstrator? Here´s the deal: I have a folder, it´s the folder of one of my smaller projects and it used to contain a ...
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How can I create a .zip file for each folder within another folder?

Under the folder images\, I have the following folders: Usa\ Italy\ Japan\ etc.. I want a script that creates a .zip for each of these folders, so I have usa.zip , italy.zip, japan.zip. How can ...
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Changing default directory structure

My machine has a SSD (fairly small) and a Hard disk (large). I want to have windows and a couple of programs on the SSD but I want to have the documents folders (such as my documents and my downloads) ...
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When copying directories with sudo it copies just the first level of its hierarchy

This question was also asked here. When I copy some directory (dir) recursively with sudo in bash it copies just the first level of the dir hierarchy, but when used without sudo it copies the dir ...
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When copying folders with sudo it copies just the first level of folder's hierarchy

When I copy some directory (dir) recursively with sudo in bash it copies just the first level of the dir hierarchy, but when used without sudo it copies the dir with all its subdirs, though commands ...
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How to search a “Folder” in Windows XP?

This is insane or am i dumb? I just can't find a way of searching a folder in Windows XP. With Search i can only search "Files", not "Folders". So how?
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Can't find .vim folder

I'm a Ubuntu 11.04, 64bit user. I have installed vim via apt-get and I need to install plugins, so after the installation process was done, I looked for .vim dicectory in $HOME, but I couldn't find ...