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How do I mount the EFI partition on Windows 8.1 so that it is readable and writeable?

Here is what I do: restart machine with Windows 8.1 determine "EFI System" parition with the Disk Management utility run command prompt as administrator type diskpart type select disk 0 then select ...
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List folders in Linux which can only be seen if accessed

Maybe it is a amateur question but here it goes: At the university we have a folder /vol. This folder is absolutely empty until you "cd" into a directory which exist there. E.g. "cd ...
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best practice for access permission to users for apache tomcat

I have a Linux box being shared by various developers. They want to deploy their war files in apache tomcat which in shared location (/opt/tomcat). Since they don't have sudo access, I have to change ...
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VPN Connection - How to view accessible directories in Windows?

I am using Nortel VPN Client to connect to a VPN. Now I can connect with my details, and my local ip I receive from the RAS server is: 192.168.22.44. Now I am connected, so now what? How to I list ...
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Preferred place to store configuration files that change often

I have a number of applications on my Linux server that depend on a few configuration files. These applications are related but separate. For what it's worth, at the moment each application has it's ...
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Windows 7:How to remove file types from all file explorer

I would like to remove the file type column from all of the sub folders of a specific directory. If I do it the way depicted in the picture, it will not affect the subfolders. Please give me a hint. ...
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Folder is ready for archiving

In Windows 7, for each folder: Properties -> General -> Advanced attributes What does Folder is ready for archiving actually do?
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How can one delete recursive directories in Windows?

I'm using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, and I somehow managed to create a system of recursive directories. For example, I have directories A, B, and C, which are nested like so: A/B/C. However, when ...
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export windows file structure into .csv with date parameters

My real goal is to get a list of the files in my windows file structure into Access, but as there are over 500k files the various bits of VB code I've tried all take a very long time and is not ...
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Move Vagrant dir somewhere else

I have installed Vagrant on my Mac OsX Mountain Lion using .dmg package. By default files went to my /Applications directory. So now I have /Applications/Vagrant with bin and embeded dirs inside. ...
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Determining mailbox type

I now have a shared server which I use for email. At the moment, I'm configuring a new VPS and I'd like to be able to copy the email from the shared server to the VPS. I'm setting up Postfix using ...
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How to use Terminal to navigate into a desktop shortcut or folder in applications?

I'm on a Mac and watching a tutorial on setting up Git. I'm in the terminal and currently on the Desktop. I can us ls to list all the items on my desktop, and cd into any of the folders on my ...
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How to recover Windows 8 authenticated users access if denied for a particular folder

I've got Windows 8 and trying to restrict access to a particular folder on my D: drive for other user accounts, and set permissions for the authenticated user group in security tab as denied. Now I ...
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Make an access directory structure tree?

I want to run a script that will show me all the folders (output to a text file) that the running user can see starting from root, down to the point where it doesn't have the permissions to go any ...
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Samba multi file share

I have a diretory like samba | test1 | test2 and user A,B. I hope user A can read and write samba directory. And user B can read samba directory, but only samba/test2 directory can write. I ...
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Remember each folder's view settings in Windows 7?

I know this functionality is not available as a built-in option for Windows 7. However, I'm asking because I'm curious if anybody here has found a way to achieve this effect through other means ...
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Is it possible to prevent creation of .directory files?

I'm on OpenSuse 12.3 and I wonder if there's a way to prevent creation of .directory files (preferably under some specific directory) The question arose for the need of a "clean" directory. I'm ...
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What's the “all other users” for folder security?

How do I add all other users to this: In the "Enter the object names to select (examples)" field.
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How to show folder created date in Windows 7 navigation pane?

I want to show date created in the navigation pane, not just the file and folder list pane.
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How to map a directory to a folder on file system in apache?

i have some folders: ~/dev/php/public and ~/dev/php/private~ in apache, how can i make domain.com/php/public go to ~/dev/php/public? and the same with private? they are on the same domain so i dont ...
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Explanation of the directory hierarchy on Mac OS X

Can anyone explain (or more likely, point to a good article that explains) what the various directories should be used for. (I assume the structure is very similar on all Unix based machines, though ...
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Unrar creating files with backslashes in names instead of proper directory hierarchy

I'm working on moving the content of a website, which was provided to me in a RAR archive, to a new server. I'm not exactly sure which flavor of Linux it is; uname -a tells me: Linux bolt.sonic.net ...
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Combining Directories in Windows 8

Is it possible to set up a directory which contains: File A File B File C then create a second directory that initially contains: File D File E is it possible, I can modify the second directory ...
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What is the best ways for mapping a large number of directory?

Most people will separate directory for different application. One of my project is running on heroku. Debugging in local webserver. Sublime Text for web design. ZendStudio for web debugging and ...
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Create initial repository structure? (trunk/branches/tags)

I have my repository in /var/local/svn/my_repository It is owned by www-data:www-data Now I want to create the initial repository structure, currently I am using sudo svn mkdir ...
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How are directory structures stored in UNIX filesystem?

I have read that each directories store their content (files and subdirectories) by using a list of filename and inode pairs. But none of the reference I got said something about how they are stored. ...
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Strict windows folder content

I'd like to set some content restrictions for folders in Windows 8. It's the same as in having library for video, audio or picture content but I'd like to control that there isn't any content or ...
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Disable thumbnailing on a per folder basis

I have a folder that contains 20 Gigabytes of precious gif images. When I open this folder my computer slows to a halt. Does anybody know of a way to prevent Windows 8 from making thumbnails for ...
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set same view setting to all folders in windows 8 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where did the folder option dialog go in Windows 8 preview? I want to set the same view settings(Large icons) for all the folders in windows 8.I have never tried it on ...
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Do best-practices say to restrict the usage of /var to sudoers?

I wrote a package, and would like to use /var to persist some data. The data I'm storing would perhaps even be thought of as an addition for /var/db. The pattern I observe is that files in /var/db, ...
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Does “…” have meaning as a relative pathname? (EDIT: No.)

1. Is there a relative pathname/directory/folder meaning for the expression "..."? 2. What does "..." refer to in the context cited? I encountered the expression "..." when looking at the ...
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Record directory structure change/migration

Imagine a large SAN with one hundred thousand files in a unorganized directory structure. The files will be moved to a new SAN with an organised directory structure. Some files will be renamed when ...
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How can I access the Music folder?

In Windows 7 the Music library includes a number of folder, one of them is called My Music. The My Music folder itself is located in c:\users\USERNAME. If I open the folder I see all my music files ...
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Specific issue with long pathnames in Windows 7

My job involves receiving and processing a lot of CDs containing photos and scanned documents from clients who are not very good with computers. I sometimes receive discs full of files with pathnames ...
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Bookshelf viewer for Windows

Once upon a time I used a Linux distro (I don't remember which one) and I could see files and folders in an interesting viewer mode: a bookshelf. I'm searching a software for Windows that does that, ...
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How to setup two vertical windows and open in the same folder before shutting down

I always have two vertical windows open on my dual screen setup. Is there a way of saving this configuration at shutdown of machine so that when I start the machine again, it not only opens up the two ...
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Folder to be found using %folder-name%

As we can go to the temp folder by typing %temp% in the run Window.Is there any way to make this command work for our folders as well eg-If we have a folder say SUPER then i want this folder to open ...
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How can I make outlook 2010 read from my other folders in Hotmail?

I have configured my outlook 2010 using Pop3 but I just see the folder Inbox. There are other folders in my Hotmail account but I don't see them? How can I add them to read the emails?
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Can't find a Windows Explorer alternative that has FULL-TREE View [closed]

I cannot find a Windows Explorer alternative that has full-tree view functionality like Path Finder on the Mac This is the type of view I am looking for (screenshot of Path Finder on Mac): By ...
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Restrict access to a NTFS folder for everyone except user or group

We need to set access to specific folders, for specific people. The problem is that "Everyone" group and "Administrators" group are added in the security tab, and their allow list is checked and ...
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Modern looking visualization of folder structure

Is there a tool for nice, modern looking visualization of folder (with cloned GIT repository) structure in Linux? I know there is command tree but it outputs "ugly", text based results. What I'm ...
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Subdirectory naming convention [closed]

I have a big directory of data/code that I am reorganizing following these useful guidelines. As a result I will create a lot of subdirectories. I would like to standardize the subdirectory names with ...
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How do I make all descendant folders picture-view folders in Windows XP?

There's a "picture view" for Windows XP folders. I keep creating new folders in a directory and adding pictures to them. Every time I create a new folder, I have to go through the added action of ...
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Windows 7 “home” sub-directory relocation

I'm setting up a new rig dual booting Linux and Windows with an SSD + HDD filesystem. I have Linux set up how I want: Under Linux: / is a partition on the SSD. /home is a partition on the SSD. /var ...
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Can I make Windows Explorer Treeview show folders in Windows 7

I'm sure this has been answered a million times around the web, but I dont know quite what question to ask. Basically before windows 7 if I opened a folder in the right hand pane when using windows ...
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Any trick to close all folder trees except the current one in Windows Explorer?

I like to have the folder tree be updated to the current directory. As I jump around the computer to different drives and locations in Windows Explorer, the folder tree pane on the left becomes really ...
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Folders Of External Hard Drive being are behaved like Protected Operating system Files [duplicate]

Some days ago I mounted my External Hard Drive to the Friend's Laptop (WinXP), Then all Folders on the Hard's root have been hidden (on all Windows Versions).therefore to access them you should know ...
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Why is it so hard to find a file in Ubuntu?

It's very hard to find files in Ubuntu. In Windows, you could just go to C:\Program Files and you would find what you need. In Ubuntu, you must use search to find something you need. Maybe I am ...
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Grouping folder contents universally in XP

I want to arrange all my folder contents in Windows XP so all of them are grouped by type. Can this be done for all folders and sub folders just by configuring it in the main(parent) folder rather ...
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How do I remove the Windows Explorer Toolbar?

How do I remove the Windows Explorer Toolbar?