Migration specifies 1) the process of moving information between different data formats or 2) the process of moving an existing user environment to a different system, for example when switching operating systems

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Is there a way to rsync in batches?

I have a huge chunk of data (11G) in a subversion repository that I'm using rsync to migrate to Alfresco, which lucene indexes new files as they hit the file system. I'm using a dav mount as a proxy ...
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How do I find out if my computer's hardware is compatible with Ubuntu?

I'm going to switch OS. From Windows 7 to Linux (Ubuntu, I think). Problem is that I'm not sure about my computer's hardware. Will it be suitable and there will be working drivers for it? For example, ...
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Moving to a new Mac - How to migrate settings/software/data?

I will be moving to a new Mac soon and I have tons to apps installed, customizations done and loads of data. I found Carbon copy cloner do to this job? but before I start, can some one tell me how ...
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Total Commander profile migration

How do I migrate totalcmd profile from one machine to another? Settings are stored in registry (unfortunately). I don't need exact copy, but the more settings survive, the better.
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How do I copy a large number of emails to an IMAP folder in Thunderbird?

I am migrating all my email to a new server. I have about 10 accounts in 10 different folders in Mozilla Thunderbird. I have been using pop3 in the past, but on the new server I want to use imap. I ...
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Trac Migration: Version difference -> problem with database?

I need to migrate trac from an old server to a new Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server. The old server has version Trac 0.11.1 and the installation is pretty messy and runs on an outdated unsupported debian ...
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Want to use Fedora 15 (for GOME 3) until Ubuntu 11.10 releases, which Ubuntu applications are NOT available for Fedora?

I'm a long time Ubuntu user but having Unity in Ubuntu 11.04 is really an issue for me as I can't adjust to it. However, GNOME 3 seems more intuitive than Unity. As currently, there's no reliable way ...
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VM portability between VirtualBox versions (2.2.4/4.x)

I know that a VirtualBox VM can run on different hardware, but this doesn't help me because in my case the platform doesn't change (Linux). I'd rather like to upgrade VirtualBox from 2.2.4 to 4.x. ...
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FF4 profiles portability Windows/Linux

I'd like to move Firefox 4 profiles from an old Windows box to Linux and see all the profile data I had on Windows (bookmarks, passwords and everything) on the new workstation. I can't figure out ...
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Is there an easy way to convert 11.04 wubi install to a new partititon with no drawback?

I have a wubi install that is running great. Some of the setup though is pretty time intensive, and I didn't realize that WUBI was only meant for testing - I thought it would be equally as good as the ...
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How to migrate an installed program -with no installer available- to a new PC?

I have to migrate a legacy Visual Basic 5 program from an old Win98 box to a Win 2008 Server. The installer of the program isn't available (it's a custom program). I begin installing the VB 5.0 ...
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Outlook 2003 to 2010 upgrade/replacement. Best route?

I have a machine with Windows XP (SP3) and Office 2003. Can I remove Microsoft Office, install Office 2010 and expect my Outlook information to remain intact? If not, what is the best route to do ...
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Methods for migrating to a new server after a hack?

Given the hack listed here how should I go about migrating to a new server? Lets assume for this migration that the new server is: Windows Server 2008 Fully patched IIS 7 No ...
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How to recover files from Windows 95 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to get data off a computer with no support for USB or ethernet? I have a friend, he has a computer that has windows 95 operating system. he is using Lotus with ...
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Migrating to a New Laptop

I have an old Dell430 with Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.04 installed on it and I will be switching to a new DellE4200 laptop. I would like to avoid re-installing my old system to the new system. Is there ...
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How can I migrate mail from Entourage to Outlook?

I have an Entourage POP3 account. My e-mail and folders are stored locally on my Mac. I'm trying to migrate them to Outlook 2007. I have tried to export through Entourage, but it doesn't work. What ...
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Is it legal to migrate my operating system to another machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I transfer a Windows 7 license to another computer? If I have a computer which is physically damaged beyond practical repair, can I legally take the Product Key from ...
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How do I migrate Office 2008 to a new Mac without using the Migration Assistant?

I'm setting up a new Mac and want to start fresh with settings and apps so I'm selectively copying my user documents over and installing only the apps I need on the new Mac. I'm running into a ...
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Migrate tags from Photoshop Elements to Picasa

How do I migrate my hundreds of beloved tags from Photoshop Elements to Picasa? UPDATE: I wish to preserve the tag hierarchy, stars points and captions.
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If I install IE9 (RC), will it migrate all the Favourites and Links I currently have in IE8?

I'm really interested in moving to IE9 as my default browser, from IE8. But the only concern I have is that it will lose all my favourites and other bookmarks/links I have. I know that you cannot run ...
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Migrate hard drive with Windows 7 to new laptop?

I have a Dell D630 laptop that has Windows 7 Professional on it that was in dire need for replacement so I recently picked up an HP G62 laptop that comes with Windows 7 Home Premium. I don't need ...
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Windows 7 migration: How to move application settings?

Migrating from WindowsXP Home to Windows 7 Pro. The last bit that I'm stuck on is migrating application settings, such as the settings for Opera, Firefox, MSN Messenger, and others. On the XP system, ...
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How do I migrate keychain & provisioning profile between two Macbooks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Migrating keychains between Mac machines I have a Macbook that already works for my iPhone development, everything is working fine and keychain certificate and ...
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What is it that makes the transition to IPv6 so difficult to deploy on a wide scale?

As most people know by now, the IPv4 address space is about to run out, and this (and other problems) can be solved by migrating to IP6. Now I keep reading in the tech press that the migration is a ...
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Are there any tools to migrate your files, applications, and settings to a new Windows computer?

I've decided to upgrade my laptop on a regular basis and one of my main concerns is recreating my entire Windows 7 environment every time I do this. I'm talking toolbar positions, login settings, ...
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Best way to have linux setup for changing distros

I am currently using Fedora and looking at switching to Linux Mint Debian Edition. What is the best way to have the machine setup, so changing distro causes the least issues? In that, I mean people ...
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Copying dovecot maildir to another server with courier maildir

i just moved all my mailboxes first from one server to the new one by using rsync. After that i created the folders using Thunderbird to have same folder structure like on old server. Then i copied ...
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Migrating Windows XP BOOT.INI Settings to Windows 7 Boot-loader

Two months ago my motherboard died, so I bought a used computer that came with Windows 7. I have since installed my old hard-drive, which had Windows XP on it, in this system. What I am trying to do ...
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Is it possible to mount an LVM built on one machine onto another?

I've got a system with three drives that's build as a set of volume groups, under Ubuntu. I'm moving the drives to my Gentoo server, which has space for all three. Is it possible to somehow get the ...
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Transfer user profile from Vista x64 to Windows 7 x86?

How can I transfer user profiles from Vista x64 to Windows 7 x86? If I try to start the migwiz from Windows 7 x86 on the Vista x64 machine, it complains about the wrong architecture.
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How can I import settings from Outlook 2007 to Thunderbird?

I'm looking for a solution to import my Outlook 2007 mailbox settings into Mozilla Thunderbird. I have a few accounts installed in Outlook 2007, and I'd like to export all the settings to my Mozilla ...
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Virtual machine very slow after migrating hosts

I have just migrated 4 VMs from windows server 2003 R2 to windows server 2008 R3. 3 of the machines are working perfectly, but the fourth is running incredibly slow. Interactivity is mostly OK, but ...
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New motherboard or new PC to gain access to RAID drives

I have a PC that refuses to boot. I have 4 disk drives on a RAID array (RAID 0, or possibly 1), that is provided by my motherboard. I have 1 primary HD, and an extra 4 for the RAID. I want to recover ...
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Migrating applications from XP to Windows 7

I am replacing my Windows XP machine with a Windows 7 machine. Does anyone know of an desktop application or web application that can help with re-installing all my applications on the new machine. ...
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Backup IMAP Email Account to a Hosted Google Account

I have a vanilla IMAP account for work, and they also provisioned me a hosted Google email account. I have tried good ol' drag-and-drop migration with Thunderbird on more than a few occasions, and ...
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How to change computer but retain hard disk

I just upgraded my 3 year old computer (Core 2 Duo to Athlon II), but I intend to keep my original hard disk. I have two OS on the HDD, Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04. After inserting the hard disk to the ...
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Office 2010 to Thunderbird migration

I've been reading a lot of things on the internet about this but can't get it to work. Also tried the Mozilla forums, did not get anything useful out of that. What I could do is importing the PST ...
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How do I migrate my iTunes media library from Windows PC to Mac?

How do I migrate my iTunes media library from my old laptop with windows (all music stored on external hard drive), to my new MacBook without losing any files and data, i.e. playcounts, ratings, ...
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migrate HTML based knowledge base to MediaWiki

In our company we have a large "Knowledge Base" in HTML form so on a general website. I have been implementing a MediaWiki based system as it is faster cleaner and want to allow all users ability to ...
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best way to get my data out of gmail (google biz apps) [closed]

I currently have 30-40 employees and were using Google Biz apps. We have been punting around the idea of going to a hosted exchange service. for me the biggest problem is there doesn't appear to be ...
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Windows 7 x64: Moving an install from a 2TB HDD to a 64GB SSD seamlessly. Possible? Worth it?

Let's call the 2TB HDD old install and the 64GB SSD new install... both are running identical Win 7 x64 builds. Here's what I'm thinking: Windows Easy Transfer for profile migration Map "special ...
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transfer bootable windows 7 to smaller hard disk

I want to transfer my Windows Vista install from a 70GB partition to a new smaller but faster 40GB hard-drive. If it were the other way around (small->big) I'd just plug them both into my Ubuntu ...
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how to move to new laptop/desktop (windows)

I have a windows desktop for development purpose. The desktop runs windows xp, is only used by single user. It has many applications like Java, ClearCase client, Filezilla, firefox, Outlook and lot ...
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Transfer email from Windows XP Outlook to OS X

My parents have recently bought a MacBook Pro after previously using a Windows XP machine. They have their email (provided by their ISP) stored in Microsoft Outlook (I think it's 2003), and the mail ...
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Migrating Data from old Macs (System 7 / System 9)

I'm trying to migrate data off of a Macintosh Performa 6115CD and a Power Macintosh 7300/180. The Performa is running System 7 and the 7300 is running Mac OS 9. I do not have an external SCSI adapter ...
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git: Keep changelog for file when moving to a different repository

I am versioning my config files with git. Now I need to move some of my config files to a different repository, to achieve a clean structure. Is there a way I can keep the change log for a file if I ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2007 Task List To SharePoint 2010

I have a standard task list in SharePoint 2007, which is hosted by a third party. I cannot do an in-place upgrade on the 2007 instance. I have a locally hosted and running SharePoint 2010 instance. ...
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Migrate Bootcamp partition to a new Mac

I've got an old Mac (early 2008 24" iMac) and a new one (27" iMac). Mac OSX has a nice migration assistant, which takes care of all Mac documents, settings, programs, etc. My old mac also has a ...
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Migration assistant Mac applications

Hey guys, I was only wondering how the Migration assistant for mac works, specially when you transfer Applications. Does it "reinstall" them with my preferences? Or maybe it's like a fresh install? ...
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Question about moving file associations after creating a boot drive

I recently bought a separate drive to use purely as a boot drive. I have a bunch of development related applications (SSMS, visual studio, etc) that no longer appear in my start menu and when I try ...