Mirroring is a type of file synchronization where one of the synchronization location (the destination) is modified to match the other (the source).

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Save a single web page (with background images) with Wget

I want to use Wget to save single web pages (not recursively, not whole sites) for reference. Much like Firefox's "Web Page, complete". My first problem is: I can't get Wget to save background images ...
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Escaping query strings with wget --mirror

I'm using wget --mirror --html-extension --convert-links to mirror a site, but I end up with lots of filenames in the format post.php?id=#.html. When I try to view these in a browser it fails, because ...
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What hardware is needed to support Miracast?

With Windows 8.1 natively supporting Miracast, we saw a demonstration of screen mirroring via Xbox One at the ongoing //build/ conference. If I want to mirror my laptop screen running Windows 8.1, ...
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Best way to mirror folders [closed]

I want to mirror two folders so a change in one is reflected in others. am i best off making a home brew solutions with RoboCopy and /MIR or is there a decent preferably free app to do it for me?
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Will mirroring with an SSD improve read performance?

If you use Windows 7 to mirror a volume across an SSD drive and a mechanical hard drive, will the read performance be similar to a single SSD drive? I.e. is Windows smart enough to read from them ...
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How to encrypt data on an external hard drive?

I want to secure my external (1 TB) hard drive that I use as a physical back-up for my home computer so that if the drive is stolen (eg burglary) then the data is not easily accessible by a common or ...
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Wget 1.12 binary for Windows, can anybody find it?

I've been trying to find a Wget v1.12 binary for Windows as it parses CSS. No success. I successfully compiled for OS X but can't do the same for Windows. Is anybody else able to find or compile?
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Best way to keep 2 external USB harddrives in synch

Any suggestions of software to keep 2 external USB drives in synch? I have two 2TB USB drives connected to a computer. One drive is storing around 1TB of data so far and I would like the second ...
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wget not converting links

I am trying to mirror a fairly large site (20,000+ pages) prior to a major overhaul. Basically, I need a backup before cutting over to the new one in case we forgot something we need (we'll have ...
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Can I mirror / duplicate mouse events on both halves of my screen?

If I have two identical applications side-by-side on my desktop, is there software that exists that will mimic what I do on the left half on the right? Basically, if my screen is 1000x1000 and a click ...
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Keyboard Shortcut for Mirroring Display on Mac OS X

I have a MacBook with a broken display. I would like to use a new monitor but I can not see to enable the mirroring option. Is there any key command to enable mirroring?
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Firmware vs OS RAID (aka Windows 8 Disk Mirroring vs Intel Onboard)

So Windows 8 is out and I have a new motherboard. I wish to create a RAID 1 coupling between two HDDs -- for storage purposes only (my OS is on an SSD) -- but I don't know which is the best route to ...
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Using wget to mirror a website and everything from the first level of external sites

I need to mirror a particular website (all the pages under that particular domain) any pages (but not whole sites) that the website links to. I'm confused about the how to do this wget -r ...
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How do I set up two existing disks with identical contents as a single mirrored volume in Windows 7 without losing data?

I have two data disks that were, heretofore, in a mobo RAID configuration in Windows 7 (Ultimate, 64 bit). They are now separate AHCI disks, visible in Computer Management. How to I go about making ...
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How to transfer my system to a new laptop harddrive?

So I bought a brand new 500GB SSD Hybrid drive for my laptop. I would like to start using it. How do I go about mirroring my current 200GB hardisk on to there in such a way that I can just swap out ...
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Windows 7 - Method for mirroring the data of one file with the data of another file in real-time

I'm looking for something that will allow the content of one file to be mirrored to another file on the same system and partition. For example, when the content of a file, say, originaltext.txt, was ...
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How can I set up an automated local mirror of my Blogger blog?

I want to create a local backup of my Blogger blog including local copies of all images and videos. Whenever I post a new blog, I'd like it mirrored locally within 24 hours. Wget --mirror in a cron ...
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Mirror a blog with wget

I am trying to mirror a blog, eg www.example.com, with wget. I use wget with the following options (shell variables are substituted correctly): wget -m -p -H -k -E -np \ -w 1 \ --random-wait ...
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File-based encrypt-and-sync solution for Windows

There exists many syncing and backup solutions out there, but I have yet to find a setup that will cover ALL the following behavior: I want the ability to designate local folder B as the "encrypted ...
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Mirror/Backup from SSH/SFTP to Windows

What I am trying to do is mirror a directory (recursively) from a server I can SSH/SFTP to, to a Windows machine. I want to do this as part of a script, so it can be automated. I only want to copy ...
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How to add a mirror-disk to my OpenSolaris?

I have a machine with two harddrives. I have installed OpenSolaris on one of them and now I want to add the other one as a mirror-drive in my zpool rpool. I guess I have to format the second disk ...
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How to shrink a Windows 10 partition

I use a big single partition on a 1TB platter drive with Windows 10. I would like to shrink the partition down so that I can mirror the drive to a smaller but faster 256GB SSD. I bought the drive ...
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mirror monitors with split screen?

I want to mirror half of my laptop's screen to the VGA output going to a projector, so I can see and control the other half, but the audience can't. The point is to create presentation notes (I'm not ...
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Windows 7 hard drive mirroring with truecrypt system drive

I am setting up a new Windows 7 x64 workstation with 2 identical hard drives. The system drive is fully encrypted with truecrypt, and I would like to also encrypt the second drive. What is my best ...
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File Sync (Mirror/Replicate) From source to multiple targets

My situation is this; I need to find a way of mirroring a folder with 60gb+ of mp3 files from a server (or cloud) to at least 100 clients based around the country. All of these clients are internet ...
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Can wget convert links within a local html document? [duplicate]

I know that wget can fetch a remote page and its dependencies and rewrite the html so that image src attributes reference the newly downloaded images. I am trying to convert local html files that ...
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Firefox prints text properly and images reversed

If I print a webpage from Firefox 3.6.6 to my HP deskjet 990cxi printer (USB connection), the text is printed normally, but the images are reversed (mirror image). This hasn't always happened, but ...
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Adding a .deb file to my local mirror (Ubuntu)

I have a local Ubuntu repo mirror and a debian package. Since the package is restricted to use in my local setup, I just want to add it to my mirror rather than as a PPA on launchpad. Therefore, I ...
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How to mirror a WevDAV folder locally

How can I mirror a WebDAV folder to my local harddrive on Windows (XP)? A free tool would be preferred.
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How do i copy all the pictures on a website? [duplicate]

I want to copy all the pictures on a site, but I don't know how to do it. Could you please tell me? Shall I use a tool?
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Why would I check my download against a checksum provided by a mirror site?

I thought the point of distributing md5 checksums was so the end user could verify the integrity of the download. If a high traffic site points me to a mirror site for download, why would I want to ...
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How do I mirror a hard drive using Windows 7 Pro?

Is there an out of the box solution to mirror one hard drive to another? I'm using Windows 7 Professional and I have 2 500GB hard drives. I want to mirror both of them so if one of them dies I can ...
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Can I mirror a folder's contents as it's changed in OSX?

TL;DR How can I mirror the contents of a Mac OSX directory, to another directory on my hard drive? I have a Dropbox folder that I use on all of my computers (a few Windows machines and a Macbook.) ...
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cygwin mirrors/ repositories - tee and svn

I have run Cygwin setup using a handful of different repositories, but certain programs appear to be missing from from the ones I have tried so far. I am specifically looking for tee and svn. Which ...
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wget recursively with -np option still ascends to parent directory

tl;dr: will `wget --no-parrent -r ' download from a directory above the given url's directory? when using wget to download, say images, recursively from example.com/a/b with the -r and -np options, ...
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continuous mirror with external hard disk

I have a laptop that I wish to backup. The best method for me is to periodically attach an external drive and mirror the internal drive to it (of course after the first time only the delta changes ...
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Are there any good software-based RAID 1 mirroring alternatives to Windows 7 Computer Management?

I only have Windows 7 Home Premium, not Professional, so the mirroring option isn't available in Computer Management. Are there any good alternatives? It's possible RAID 1 is overkill for what I'm ...
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Mirror Internal Hard Drive Partition to External Hard Drive Partition

I have a ~1.5 TB partition in my internal hard drive out of which ~320 GB is used. I also have a 450 GB partition in an external hard drive connected through USB 3.0. First, I want to mirror the ...
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win7 dynamic disk set

I have 3 disk set up where disk1 is OS boot drive. disk2 & disk3 is a dynamic mirror. what happens if my boot drive is corrupted ? can I just bring the dynamic set to another machine ?
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how to copy a linux mint apt mirror

I have a linux mint install that will be placed on a private network without internet access. Is it possible to download an Apt mirror for Mint and place in on a server in the private network so that ...
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What is the fastest way to mirror a directory tree on a DVD to a local hard disk in Windows 7

Recently I had DVD with a folder that contained over 83,000 files and folders. When I went to mirror this folder onto a local harddrive with ROBOCOPY I quickly discovered that more than an hour had ...
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Cancel mirror synchronisation in Windows 7

I've got basic disk OS managed disk mirroring setup in Windows 7 for a couple of volumes. After a power failure the mirrors are currently resynching. These are only small volumes of data but the sync ...
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Is it possible to mirror an Android device’s screen to a Surface Pro?

I have a Galaxy S5 and I’d like to mirror my screen to a Surface Pro. I have Chromecast but so far I’ve been unable to get my Galaxy S5 to recognize the Surface Pro as a device. Is there a better ...
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mirroring traffic with iptables doesn't work

i want to mirror specific traffic to ip 192.168.200.1 i use this solution : Mirror Port via iptables but when i enter following command, error occurs: iptables –I PREROUTING -t mangle -j ROUTE --gw ...
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how to make automatic git mirror for hg repo

I've Vim plugin project on GoogleCode using Mercurial, but users wants to have it on github to ease use it as git subrepo (to keep their ~/.vim/ on github with all plugins inside). Personally I ...
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How can I resume a httrack mirroring session stopped by limit?

I was mirroring a site using HHTrack, and it ran for some time and stopped with log containing the following: <snip> Too many URLs, giving up..(>100000) To avoid that: use #L option for more ...
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What versions of Windows support built-in disk mirroring?

I know that some editions of Windows has built-in support for disk mirroring. But on my computer with Windows Vista, I can't find it. What editons of Windows has built-in support for disk mirroring ...
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wget terminates unexpectedly

I need to periodically traverse a site to update the server cache. It is a database driven site with very many (thousands of) pages. I use wget to mirror the site locally on the same server, so I use ...
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Mercurial mirror: abort: No such file or directory: http://[…]/00manifest.i

I am trying to setup a daily mirror of a mercurial repository - code.python.org in particular - within our local network, and serve that via Apache HTTPD. On the remote host that hosts apache, I did ...
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How to abort robocopy on first error

When using robocopy windows utility, what flags do I set so that robocopy aborts on the very first error it sees, similar to xcopy /dry command? I need to mirror two dirs, and on occasion some files ...