Questions related to the processing of large files, such as opening, moving or copying, searching for text, replacing text or extracting parts, or improving the efficiency of such operations, are to be placed under this tag.

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converting a 12MB text file with notes to orgmode compatible file?

I have a text file that contains about 200000 lines with basically notes, with the most recent notes on top of the file, and the oldest notes at the end of the file. I want to convert it to a ...
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Read error in large file

I have a MPG file, 2.1 GB. I tried copying it from my windows machine to linux one. Only about 1GB of data got copied (the resulting file plays fine), and then I got a read error. So, on the source ...
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Win 7 - computer locks up when dragging large video files in explorer or closing them in WMP?

I have a library of 720 and 1080p videos of my son on my computer (Q6600, 3gb ram, ATI 2600 xt, up-to-date win 7). The problem lately, is that if I view a video, it plays fine. However, once I close ...
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Opening a 28GB Apache access log [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Text Editor for very big file - Windows What is the fastest way to open a 28GB apache access log file, I need to look at the most recent entries. OS is Windows Server ...
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What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a distant friend or colleague? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you sync photos with your family? What is the simplest way to send a large batch of pictures to a friend, colleague or to a group? I know about social sites ...
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Is there a file size limit on Windows?

I'm using Windows 7. I just lost a .vdi file (a virtual hard drive for my VM), and I'm wondering if there's a file size limit for windows which might have caused a problem. I hadn't checked the size ...
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VERY large text files and Snow Leopard

Sometimes I need to work on EXTREMELY large text files. 200-300 megs or more. My favorite text editor on my MacBook Pro is TextMate. However, TM chokes on very large text files. Even ones around ...
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Application to open / edit a very large CSV file (500 MB, 4 million records)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Text Editor for very big file - Windows What editor/viewer to use to inspect large text based files? I have a CSV file which has about 4 million rows and is about 500 ...