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using coreutils split file into pieces to different directories?

How can I use GNU's coreutils split command to split a large file into pieces of L number of lines each, but putting each of the different subfiles into different directories at the same time they are ...
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Sabnzbd Installed on Linux NAS

I installed SABnzbd on a linux formatted NAS. Now the directory it downloads to is mapped differently on the NAS itself, because the path that SABnzbd knows about starts in it's own folder. If this ...
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Exclude all hidden directories in UNIX find

I'm doing a word search using the following command: find . -exec grep -q [some_word] '{}' \; -print -o -name .svn -prune -o -name .ssh -prune -o -name .boneyard -o -name log -prune -prune -o -name ...
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Unzipping archives, preserving folder hierarchy

I've got a problem and am not sure what it is, but hope someone can help me think this through because this has me stumped. Backstory: I wrote a Java app (Android) that unzips some zip files ...
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already opened files in a directory can still be saved after the directory is deleted - Linux

This is annoying feature of Linux. If I opened a file in a directory and then delete the directory, and copy another directory having the same name to the same place, I can still edit and save the ...
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Backup folder view settings

Is there any way to backup the changes we've made to folders view settings? every time i re-install windows (windows7 x64) i need to reapply my preferred view settings to all folders(Books, Movies, ...
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Windows: How to make shortcuts act like folders in explorer?

Currently, I have two folders on my desktop, Real Folder 1 and Real Folder 2. I also have a shortcut to "Real Folder 3" on desktop.When I launch a program, the following browsing window comes up: ...
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Mangled folders in Windows 7

WinMerge (invoked from within Dreamweaver) appears occasionally to mangle Windows directories. Trying to access the _compareTemp folder WinMerge creates using Windows Explorer just shows “Access is ...
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Is there a tail -f equivalent for ls?

Basically the question is in the title. I want to monitor a directory for new files that are written or deleted, the way I can monitor a log file with tail -f. Is this possible?
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How to unhide folders hit Win32/Dorkbot.D worm?

After Win32/Dorkbot.D worm the folders become hidden and have system attributes (marked as critical system files). Cannot unhide folders using standard File Option dialog window. How to restore ...
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Break Folder Protection, Folder Guard Lock or Folder in Windows XP

When I'm making a new partition by the partition magic, suddenly blackout happen. And because my computer isnt equipped with UPS (uninterruptible Power Supply), my computer finally died, too. When ...
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How do I copy only subdirectories but exclude other files in Linux?

Here is my directory structure: /home/folders/test (some directories) and files test.xml test1.xml test.js images (directory) /home/folders/test/images/( some directories ) and files I have to ...
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Cannot Delete an Empty Folder in Windows 7

I've used this question's answer by user "Moab" to give myself permission to delete an empty folder, so that I no longer get "accessed denied". However, now when I try removing this folder, I get a ...
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Why are folders disappearing in Windows XP?

I am researching a problem for a friend, and unfortunatly do not have direct access to his computer. I've tried to gather as much information as possible and I have researched it on various websites. ...
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sudo: a tale of two folders

I have 2 folders: drwsrwsr-x 25 ftpuser www-data 4096 Jun 7 13:45 demo drwsrwsr-x 28 ftpuser www-data 4096 Jun 7 12:43 dev and a script to create a folder within these. When I run the script ...
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Folders turned into shortcuts

I'm running Windows 7. On the desktop I have a folder called Work, in it are about a dozen folders with a bunch of files + 2 Excel spreadsheets. This morning when I looked into it, I could see only ...
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How to search for a folder from the Windows 8 Start screen

In Windows 7, if you press the Windows key and type the name of a folder, and the folder shows up among the Start menu search results. In Windows 8, if you do the same thing, no folders are listed. ...
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how to remove folder lock option in the context menu?

Some days ago I installed Folder Lock in my computer. Then I uninstalled it but the item "Lock file with Folder Lock" still remains in the right-click (context) menu. How can it be removed?
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Compare content of directories in Linux

In Linux, if I have two directories, how I can see the differences of content in these directories? Now I use this command: diff <(ls -d dir1/*) <(ls -d dir2/*) Any other idea?
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utorrent - move all files from subdirectories (downloaded torrents) to parent

Whenever I download torrents, sometimes they have subfolders within the torrent - for example sometimes the file is stored within a folder in the torrent. uTorrent recreates this folder as it is ...
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Using the ls -l with a pipe how can i get it to display the 8th file in the list without the file details

I am looking to display the 8th file name in a directory using ls -l and pipe for example ls -l | wc -1 would give me the count but what i want to have returned is the 8th file name in the directory ...
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How to give full access to a folder for everyone?

How to give full access to a folder for everyone? Is there any way to do it programmatically, using a .bat file or a script?
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Linux directory full of files with tilde sign(e.g. `example.txt~`), what does it mean and how do I get rid of it?

I have a directory on my linux os(Ubuntu) full of files that start with a tilde sign(e.g. example.txt~, example.py~). When I look at my directury using the regular gui I don't see any files there. But ...
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Finding subdirectories inside all directories with the same name

I want to run a command to: Find all directories named "inc" under a folder "X". List all the subdirectories under each "X/.../inc/". Redirect the output to a file named "list" I tried various ...
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free ftp client application with sync option

i use currently filezilla for ftp client . but when upload a folder that same exists on remote server. all files sent. What software could I schedule it to sync my local folder to a folder on my FTP ...
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Windows 7 Music folder: Access is denied

I store my music on a network share and was annoyed that music programs default to using the hidden %userprofile%\Music directory, which is the default location for the magic "My Music" folder. So I ...
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How can I recursively extract zip files on Windows including deletion?

How can I recursively extract zip files on Windows? Each zip file should be unzipped in a new subdirectory, and the zip file should be deleted afterwards. Each existing or created directory should be ...
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Why are the sizes of 2 directories different if the data within the directories is identical? They are identical ext4 partitions and disks

root@phoenix:~# ls -ld /backups/external?/var/subsonic/thumbs/110 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 73728 Mar 4 15:35 /backups/external3/var/subsonic/thumbs/110 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 69632 Mar 4 15:35 ...
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Folder name not appearing on top of the Windows Explorer

I do not know what's wrong - I have a laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit edition, all of a sudden the Windows Explorer has stopped displaying the name of the Folder at the top (in the title ...
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How do you add an item to the context menu of a folder?

I know how to add a context menu for when you click on an actual folder: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\commandNameHere] but what about clicking on nothing in a folder? like I make a new ...
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Sync folder outside SkyDrive on OS X

After the recent 25 GB update, I wanted to sync my pictures with SkyDrive as I finally have enough space (My almost 10 GB Dropbox is full with other data and I need more than 10 GB for my pictures ...
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Delete and replace folder within %username% structure

I'm trying to clean up our Office Templates directory as it's gotten a bit overcrowded and needs a bit of a trim. I've initially written a batch file to copy the Templates directory and its contents ...
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Check for spelling mistakes in folder names

Many programs are available to check for spelling mistakes or wrong grammar. Is it possible to use spell checking on folder names?
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Directory “Bookmarking” in Linux

Aside from aliasing and links, is there an easy way in Linux to tag commonly used directories and to navigate to a commonly used directory from the terminal. To be clear the disadvantages I see with ...
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cd Command Linux and Mystery Flags

Platform: CentOS 6.2 Shell:tcsh I'm playing around with cd for a BASH script, and noticed the wondrous cd - option, but was left with many questions... Why the cd -? Isn't this redundant with cd ...
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Remove Permissions

On one of my a partitions, Windows 7 is installed. I would like to delete this partition, but to backup before the following folder "E:\Users\Daniel". Just copying the folder doesn't work ...
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How to remove an infinitely recurring directory tree?

On one of our Windows 2003 file servers somehow someone or something managed to create infinitely recurring directory trees within some of the users' home folders, and they can't be deleted. You wind ...
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How to hide system folders in windows

I have a computer with a clean Windows installation. I would like to hide all system folders on the C: drive: Program Files, Windows, Documents and Settings, etc. Basically, any folder on C: that I ...
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Copy files of certain type in directory and subdirectories preserving structure

Simply put, my question is the same as this but for Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. Note that I want to copy only files of a specific file type, and that I must preserve the directory structure and names. ...
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Giving directory access to only certain users?

I currently have the following directory: drwxrwsr-x 4 user1 Group1 4.0K Apr 18 18:29 foo Under Group1 there are 20 users. I want to give user2 and user3 who belong to Group1 access to directory ...
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chdir warning when opening .tar file on OS X

I need to unarchive a file to the /Developer folder. Install Qt for iOS SDK The Qt for iOS SDK has been configured to be installed in the default Xcode installation location /Developer. It ...
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Giving access to a folder to a specific user in Windows 7

I have at my parents' house a Windows 7 machine, with 2 users - "admin" which only I have the password to, and "HomeUser" which doesn't have a password, and which my parents use to log into Windows. ...
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Why does running “$ sudo chmod -R 664 . ” cause me to get access denied on all affected directories?

I have a project folder which has messy permissions on all files. I've had the bad tendency of setting everything to octal permissions 777 because it solved all non security related issues. Then FTP ...
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“which” Program Requires Shell Refresh to See Newly Installed Programs?

Why does the Linux program which require you to refresh the shell (e.g. type tcsh in the terminal) to see new programs installed in your path?? I was baffled why I couldn't access a program, which ...
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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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Give user create/read, but revoke delete/overwrite

A little background: I've got a citrix server with about 20 accounts that are used in a round robin fashion by various remote users to access a published application. This application allows users to ...
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Is there a way to easily set the icon a folder uses?

I want to have certain folders show a picture I made my own instead of having to use the properties and specifying an *.ico file. Is there a way to use a *.jpg or *.png or *.gif or something like that ...
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Trying to hide a folder and unhide it in the same batch file with the attrib command

I am trying to hide a folder with a batch file, using the attrib command and I also want to unhide the file with the same batch file. can i do this as a single batch file? or do i have to call another ...
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If folder is hidden (attrib +h) call _.bat [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trying to hide a folder and unhide it in the same batch file with the attrib command I am trying to hide a folder with a batch file, using the attrib command and I also ...
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Can't create new folder in my video folder or find the files

I can't create a folder in the video folder or see the files I saved on a system running Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit. I can see the files in the root location of the folder by going to the folder from My ...