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How do I zip a folder with 7-zip but not subfolders of that folder?

For instance, if I wanted to zip everything in My Documents, but not subfolders in My Documents, and I also did not know the name of each subfolder.
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Delete directory and subdirectory - Operation not permitted

There is a folder called Trash-1000 and i want to delete it. There are some folders in it which cannot be deleted (do not even know how they were created). Looks like: ...
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Volume mounted to NTFS folder (C:\Temp) disappears randomly

I have my temp directory (C:\Temp - system variable) mounted to an NTFS folder on an SSD (via Diskmanagement > Change or Assign Drive Letters > mount to empty NTFS folder). This mounting behaviour is ...
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How to search a tree folder

How can I do a search of all directories calles i18n under trees like src/main/resources using find or any other unix command. Everything I'm trying doesn't work I'm looking for something like: ...
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Folder titles? - Windows 7 and XP [duplicate]

I would like to keep my folder names short (3-4 characters) but provide other users with more information on what is to be located in said folder. With files you can add a title to the file ...
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List files with no linebreaks

I have a directory with a bunch of folders in them. I want each folder to create a text file that lists all the files in that folder. The format to list files should look like this: "001.jpg" ...
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Open one of the folders included in Windows Library

When I include folders in Windows Library, it makes them easier to be searched in and it improves my ability to open favorite files. However, when I want to save a file in Library, or copy it ...
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Folder Names on Start Menu then its directory

Is there any way I can make Windows Server 2003 show the name of folder I opened on Start Menu then whole directory of it, e.g. now I got 4 folders opened and they all showing me this, C:\Documents ...
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Folder Lock not working

I downloaded Folderlock 7 and installed it on Windows. When I drag and drop the folders that I want to lock, the software shows it is locked but the folders are still visible in the directory which ...
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Deleting Folders with same name in unix HP_UX

I accidently created a folder which has the same name of a folder which was already existing in the same parent directory. i want to delete the newly created directory. is ther a way to identify the ...
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Binary/Hash comparing files in different locations while ignoring folder structure in OSX

I need a way to compare files in two different sets of locations, preferably in a way that is a little more thorough than just the file name. We recently got a new NAS for the office and have been ...
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Remove folders maching pattern recursively in Windows

I need to delete all sub-folders in a folder tree that match the pattern "images". I can remove all files matching a pattern using del /s myfolder\images*.* but it doesn't work for directories. I ...
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batch move for different file types to different folder name

I have files containing in C:\foldername1\Files\soandso1.mkv C:\foldername2\Files\soandso2.mp4 C:\foldername3\Files\soandso3.avi I want to move the .mkv, .mp4, and .avi back to it's parent folder, ...
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Convention on directory of file outside /var/www

By /var/www I am generically referring to the document root for Apache. Often times you want to work with files, but don't want them inside the doc root (PHP examples come to mind). The general ...
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Preventing explorer to open a folder

I was trying to make a folder inaccessible (Windows 7, 64bit) and I have done the following registry edit: HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid} HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid}\shell\open HKCR\CLSID\{myClsid}\shell\explore ...
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hash-based asyncronous directory comparison

I am trying to efficiently synchronize two large directories via VPN over a long distance. Unfortunately I cannot install advanced tools like git or rsync on the remote server due to company ...
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Accidentally blocked myself out of my private UNIX directory

I used the following command to see who had permission to my directory. fs la I then wanted to block someone out, so I used the command (and accidentally used my username instead of the person I ...
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How to remove a directory called C: under Windows?

I read this question: how to delete (invalid) files with colon in their name under windows This doesn't seem to work for a directory named C: though. I have a directory named F:\VM\C: any chance to ...
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Is it possible to remove the root directory?

I noticed in the documentation for rm as obtained by rm --help the following flag: --no-preserve-root do not treat `/' specially What does this mean? Is it actually possible to delete the root ...
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Copying entire dir using SFTP [duplicate]

In sftp> put * or get * doesnt get the hidden files or directories inside the dir. What to do if I want to use sftp to copy entire dir,along with subdirs that are hidden also? For example a .git ...
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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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Nesting Folders in Windows 7 for a Media Center

I have built a DVR comp using 2x 3TB HD's and and want my tuner card to be able to record movies and tv as long as I have space on either one of them, unfortunately Win 7 forced me to partition one of ...
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Robocopy command to winnow “empty” folders but keep subfolders with files

Have multiple-level folder trees with folders that have files and subfolders, other folders without files but with subfolders. I'd like to copy to a destination but not copy the folders lacking files, ...
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linux map folders by size to compare disk usage

I have AWS linux instance, Currently there are many folders in the instance. I would like to map all the folders and their size, so i could come back in 1 month and check which folder occupy high ...
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Knowing selections' and folders' size (in bytes, KB, etc.) at a glance

I'm wondering if there's a way to see easily the space things take up in the File explorer. When you select files, it's easy. For one, in the Details view, there's a Size column, in KB. And in the ...
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How can I move files between folders and subfolders using a Windows script?

I am moving .jpg files from a directory and its subdirectories on a daily basis and then deleting them. To make this easier I created 2 batch files: One that moves the files and one that deletes them. ...
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Is there any way to automatically close a folder in Windows after I open a shortcut?

So, I use this folder taskbar "pinning" app which, when I open the folders icon from the taskbar, will run an instance of Windows Explorer for that specific folder. One of those folders I pinned is ...
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Can't remove three dots folder on my hdd [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Files with illegal filenames Under Win7, since 2 weeks, somehow a new folder with three dots D:\...\ was created, but i can't access it, delete it, not even rename it, ...
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How to create a batch file to delete sub folders and keep files?

I have a folder on my Windows system with the following contents: c:\folder\folder1 c:\folder\folder2 c:\folder\folder3 c:\folder\folder4 c:\folder\folder5 c:\folder\folder6 c:\folder\A.bat ...
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Entire Desktop Deleted

I have a question, and I am sorry if I don't perfectly articulate it and have any sort of propriety in doing so--I am frantic, right now! In my "downloads" folder, I had a desktop icon that I didn't ...
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Bootable USB drive, but with files in sub folder?

I created a bootable USB drive which works as expected, but it creates a bunch of obscure files cluttering up the main storage space of the flash drive. Will it still work if I put these boot-files in ...
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What is the oposite of the root direcory in a path?

What do you call the opposite of the root directory in a file path, for instance: /home/stephenm/somedir/ How would you refer to the directory /somedir/ in a generic way and it is not the ...
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Linux FTP User Directory Access Restriction?

I'm setting up the SFTP with different users. I simply need to strict some users to be given stricted Folder Access. General users to access the whole Main FTP Directory normally: ...
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Where does Linux Mint keep the files for default desktop wallpapers?

Under Cinnamon Settings > Backgrounds, there are a lot of images I would like to move to my windows partition to use as wallpapers. Where exactly are these files located?
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Arranging files in a folder Mac?

Im running Mac OS X Lion 10.8.2 and every time I boot up and go to my Applications folder the apps are all over the place, I proceed by arranging them alphabetically but later they are all over the ...
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How do I enable a minor mode for all files under a directory?

In Emacs (23.4.1), how do I enable a minor mode (e.g. auto-fill-mode) for all files in a major mode (e.g. text-mode) under a directory (recursively)? It doesn't look like directory-local variables ...
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Windows 7 - Program wants to create shortcuts in C:\ProgramData when installed

I am trying to install a program in Windows 7, the program wants to install Start Menu shortcuts in C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs. However, the installation fails and the error ...
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How do I keep my files and folders unlocked in Windows 7?

My IDE is getting a frequent problem of failing to delete temporary or scratch files from the disk it is working on and the reason is the files and folders it is working on are being locked by itself ...
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Access folder right-click from inside the folder in Windows 7

In Windows XP, if you had a folder open in Explorer, you could access the right-click context menu of a folder by right-clicking the folder icon in the titlebar of the Explorer window. In Win7 this ...
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Crontab is using some sort of hidden cache?

I used to have a crontab that ran like this * * * * * /usr/bin/php /var/www/vhosts/default/htdocs/agent/time_keeper.php > /dev/null 2>&1 It worked fine. Now I moved that php script to a ...
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How to change “New Folder” default name for folders in explorer to current date and time?

Every time I create new folder in windows explorer I don't need it to be named New Folder. I need current date and time as folder name. For example 13:41 16.12.2012. And, lets say, I'm too lazy to ...
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Windows folder has readonly attribute that cannot be removed

I have a zip file containing Eclipse workspace. When I unzip it all the extracted folders have read only attribute set to true. When I uncheck "read only" in properties dialog and click apply the ...
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How to forbid programs from accessing a folder

I use Firefox as my default browser. IE and chrome are used as secondary browsers. Apart from these, I need to have a alternate browser. I tried opera, but when installing it, opera automatically ...
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Do any filesystems support multiple forks / streams on directories?

Apple's HFS+ supports multiple forks such as the old data and resource forks. NTFS supports alternate data streams. I believe some *nix filesystems also have some support for multiple file forks or ...
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Merge two Foldes (Backups from my Files) on Windows 7 or Ubuntu 12.04

I have yearly backups of all my files on the harddrive. The problem is that the Backup from 2007 contains files which don't exist in 2008. And I need both Versions of the Files, when they are ...
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Sync folders between Windows 8 and Windows RT (Surface RT, MicroSD card)

I'm loving the Surface RT as a decent go-between device, great for meetings and conferences etc, especially with OneNote. I have a 64 GB microSD card for the Surface RT and would like to sync ...
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How can I specify custom folders for file-browsing in Metro Apps?

Whenever you use an Metro app and you want to import some files there is a little file browser. Like this: A lot of folders possible; however there is a folder that is very important: The personal ...
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Can't delete install directories inside my own user home

Somewhere in the recent past something has changed on my Windows Vista 64 bit desktop to where I can't delete certain folders. I had started cleaning out some old files prior to starting backing ...
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How can I remove other user's sub-directory from my directory? [duplicate]

I have a directory in my home-directory, which I share with a UNIX-group, but now want to delete. If there is a file owned by an other user in this directory, I can remove it with rm, because the ...
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Fastest way to delete a large folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Mass deleting files in Windows Windows 8 provides several ways to delete a folder, but some seem more efficient than others. For example, you can use Windows Explorer, ...